Basic Site Details

Name: Elie House
Town, district or village: Elie
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 3c. 1740 AdditionWork including carved pediment
Item 2 of 31770s(?) Plans drawn upUnexecuted plans for rebuilding
Item 3 of 31928  Garage, and drainage plans of house


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 4William AdamArchitectAc. 1740 Work including carved pediment.
Item 2 of 4James Clerk (Sir)ArchitectB1770s(?) Plan for rebuilding - not executed
Item 3 of 4Gillespie & ScottArchitectural practiceA1928 Garage, and drainage plans of house
Item 4 of 4James ScottArchitectA1928 Garage, and drainage plans of house


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Anstruther, Sir JohnClient for William Adam work
Item 2 of 2Nairn, Michael, Sir 

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Child Structures

This structure or site has the following component or child structures (click on an item to view details):
 Building NameNotes
Item 1 of 2Elie Estate: chauffeur's & gardener's houses; south, west & north lodges; boathouse; house at stable 
Item 2 of 2Elie House estate, lodge and gardener's bothy 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Adam, William1820Vitruvius Scoticus  Plates 88-89 - this design was not carried out.
Item 2 of 3Anon1743Braco Case Petitions and Depositions  19, 20, 22
Item 3 of 3Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1St Andrews University LibraryJames Gillespie and Scott Archive Bundle no 1956, 1959