Basic Site Details

Name: Rathen Manse and Offices
Town, district or village: Rathen
City or county: Aberdeenshire
Country: Scotland
Status: C Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: The Presbytery employed Smith; the heritors obtained a cheaper plan from Mackenzie and Matthews but agreed to the Smith scheme under protest.

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11852  Reconstruction of manse


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 7William Clarke of StrichenArchitect   Offices - date unknown
Item 2 of 7J & W SmithArchitectural practiceA1852 Reconstruction
Item 3 of 7John SmithArchitectA1852 Reconstruction
Item 4 of 7William Smith IIArchitectA1852 Reconstruction
Item 5 of 7James MatthewsArchitectB1852 Provided alternative cheaper plan but Smith plan selected
Item 6 of 7Mackenzie & MatthewsArchitectural practiceB1852 Provided alternative cheaper plan but Smith plan selected
Item 7 of 7Thomas MackenzieArchitectB1852 Provided alternative cheaper plan but Smith plan selected


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Walker, David W and Woodworth, Matthew2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire North and Moray Yale University Pressp373

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2 Rathen Heritors' Records  
Item 2 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register16141