Basic Site Details

Name: Drum Castle
Town, district or village: Drum
City or county: Aberdeenshire
Country: Scotland
Parish: Drumoak
Status: A Listed
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Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Castle  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 418751880 Alterations and additions
Item 2 of 4c. 1882  Detailing of interior
Item 3 of 41954  Lodge
Item 4 of 419831984Restoration 


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 8D & J BryceArchitectural practiceB18751880Alterations and additions
Item 2 of 8David BryceArchitectB18751876Alterations and additions
Item 3 of 8John Bryce II (or John Bryce (junior))ArchitectB18751880Alterations and additions
Item 4 of 8D & J BryceArchitectural practiceCc. 1882 Detailing of interior
Item 5 of 8John Bryce II (or John Bryce (junior))ArchitectCc. 1882 Detailing of interior
Item 6 of 8Walker & DuncanArchitectural practice 1954 Lodge
Item 7 of 8Cunningham Jack Fisher PurdomArchitectural practiceA19831984Repairs and restoration
Item 8 of 8William Murray JackArchitectA19831984Repairs and restoration


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Irvine, Alex ForbesClient for additions and alterations c.1880


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 9Allen, Nic (ed.) Scottish Architects in Conservation  p29
Item 2 of 9Cruden Scottish Castles   
Item 3 of 9Geddes, Jane2001Deeside and the Mearns: An Illustrated Architectural Guide Edinburgh: RIAS/Rutland Pressp85
Item 4 of 9Giles Castles of AberdeenshireLXXXII  
Item 5 of 9Historic Scotland Lists     
Item 6 of 9Leslie, J F The Irvines of Drum Guide: A Short History of Drum Castle   
Item 7 of 9MacGibbon and Ross Castellated and Domestic Architecture of Scotland   
Item 8 of 9RSA1880   985
Item 9 of 9Sharples, J, Walker, D W and Woodworth, M2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire South and Aberdeen London and New Haven: Yale University Pressp448

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register3113 
Item 2 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register3077Lodge