Basic Site Details

Name: Glencruitten House
Town, district or village: Oban
City or county: Argyll
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 430 November 1866 Journal referenceEarlier house
Item 2 of 41897  New building on site
Item 3 of 41903  Additions
Item 4 of 41927  Library wing added


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 6John RhindArchitect 1866 Earlier house
Item 2 of 6Edward AppinArchitectB1897  
Item 3 of 6Edward AppinArchitectC1903 Further work
Item 4 of 6(Sir) Robert Stodart LorimerArchitectA19271928Library wing and interiors
Item 5 of 6John Fraser MatthewArchitectA19271928Library wing
Item 6 of 6Lorimer & MatthewArchitectural practiceA19271928Library wing


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Boutein, JamesClient for 1897 house
Item 2 of 2Mackay, AlexanderClient for 1927 work


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Historic Scotland Lists     
Item 2 of 3Savage, Peter1980Lorimer and the Edinburgh Craft Designers Edinburgh: Paul Harris Publishing, 1980 (also paperback ed, London & Edinburgh: Steve Savage, 2005)p178
Item 3 of 3Walker, F A2000Argyll and Bute (The Buildings of Scotland)  p420

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Inverness Advertiser30 November 1866   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register11984 
Item 2 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSLorimer and Matthew Collection LOR O/1