Basic Site Details

Name: Cambo House
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
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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  

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 4July 1878  Fire destoyed part of house
Item 2 of 4c. 1878  Proposed reconstruction of 18th-century castellated house after fire - not carried out
Item 3 of 418791881 New house built: ruins of previous house demolished
Item 4 of 4After 1930Before 1955Alterations and additions 

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 8James WatherstonArchitect, BuilderAc. 1878 Proposed reconstruction of 18th century castellated house after fire - not carried out
Item 2 of 8John Watherston & SonsArchitectural practice, BuildersAc. 1878 Proposed reconstruction of 18th century castellated house after fire - not carried out
Item 3 of 8William WatherstonArchitect, BuilderAc. 1878 Proposed reconstruction of 18th century castellated house after fire - not carried out
Item 4 of 8Charles ReidArchitectA18791881New house built: ruins of previous house demolished
Item 5 of 8James Maitland WardropArchitectA18791881New house built: ruins of previous house demolished
Item 6 of 8Wardrop & ReidArchitectural practiceA18791881New house built: ruins of previous house demolished
Item 7 of 8Frank PrideArchitectAAfter 1930Before 1955Alterations and additions
Item 8 of 8Walker & PrideArchitectural practiceBAfter 1930Before 1955Alterations and additions

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Erskine, Sir Thomas 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Pride, Glen L1999The Kingdom of Fife2nd EditionThe Rutland Pressp141

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1East of Fife Record27 June 1879   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Courtesy of Glen PrideInformation sent to DMW Sent 2006
Item 2 of 4Edinburgh University LibraryAnderson Collection (Plans and drawings)  
Item 3 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register8759 
Item 4 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSWatherston Collection FID 239/1-7