Basic Site Details

Name: Inverquharity Castle
City or county: Angus
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
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Notes: Ruined jamb of 15th century tower repaired much as it would have been in the 17th century

Building Type Classification

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31878  Scheme for new house - incorporating existing tower house (alternative to rebuilding Kinnordy House, not executed)
Item 2 of 319721973RestorationRestoration of tower house, including reinstatment of E wing
Item 3 of 3Before 1981 Won award or awardsEAHY award for restoration

People

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 5Charles ReidArchitectA1878 Scheme for new house incorporating existing tower house (alternative to rebuilding Kinnordy House, not executed)
Item 2 of 5James Maitland WardropArchitectA1878 Scheme for new house incorporating existing tower house (alternative to rebuilding Kinnordy House, not executed)
Item 3 of 5Wardrop & ReidArchitectural practiceA1878 Scheme for new house incorporating existing tower house (alternative to rebuilding Kinnordy House, not executed)
Item 4 of 5Cunningham Jack Fisher PurdomArchitectural practiceA19721973Restoration of tower house, including reinstatment of E wing
Item 5 of 5William Murray JackArchitectB19721973Restoration of tower house, including reinstatment of E wing

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Grant, Mr and Mrs A CClient for restoration

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Allen, Nic (ed.) Scottish Architects in Conservation  p29
Item 2 of 2Gifford, John2012The Buildings of Scotland: Angus and Dundee Yalep543

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1RIAS Chartered ArchitectSeptember 199910.7 Obituary of Bill Jack

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings Collection Copy of sketch design