Basic Site Details

Name: Kellie Castle
Town, district or village: Pittenweem
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
Grid ref:
Notes: Restoration of 1959 under the auspices of the HBC.

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 71699 Alterations and additionsHendrie to panel the interior of the principal rooms - to conform to the 'lyning of the waiting-room at Panmure'. In the case of the drawing room the wrok was to be carried out 'according to a draught to be given to the said Hendrie with a compleat capitall'.
Item 2 of 71699 Alterations and additions 
Item 3 of 71878  Repairs
Item 4 of 7May 1887  Date of survey drawings
Item 5 of 71900  Doocot and garden house
Item 6 of 71916  Proposed additions and alterations
Item 7 of 71959 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 9Alexander EdwardArchitectF1699 Acted as a witness to a contract between Henry Maule of Kellie , the younger brother of the Earl of Panmure, and a wright named Hendrie to panel the interior of the principal rooms - to conform to the 'lyning of the waiting-room at Panmure'. In the case of the drawing room the work was to be carried out 'according to a draught to be given to the said Hendrie with a compleat capitall'. Edward continued to give advice until at least 1705.
Item 2 of 9John CurrieArchitectA1878 Repairs
Item 3 of 9(Sir) Robert Stodart LorimerArchitectB1887 Survey drawings
Item 4 of 9(Sir) Robert Stodart LorimerArchitectC1900 Doocot and garden house.
Item 5 of 9(Sir) Robert Stodart LorimerArchitectD1916 Alterations and additions
Item 6 of 9Alistair Maclachlan SmithArchitectE1959 Restoration
Item 7 of 9Francis ('Frank') Sibbald WhiteArchitectE1959 Restoration
Item 8 of 9Henry Wylie & PartnersArchitectE1959 Restoration
Item 9 of 9Henry Wylie (or Harry Wylie)ArchitectE1959 Restoration

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 3Lorimer, J H (Professor) 
Item 2 of 3Lorimer, J H - RSA 
Item 3 of 3Lorimer, MrsGarden house for Mrs Lorimer

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Gifford, John1988Fife (The Buildings of Scotland)  p255
Item 2 of 4Pride, Glen L1999The Kingdom of Fife2nd EditionThe Rutland Pressp162
Item 3 of 4RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   
Item 4 of 4Savage, Peter1980Lorimer and the Edinburgh Craft Designers Edinburgh: Paul Harris Publishing, 1980 (also paperback ed, London & Edinburgh: Steve Savage, 2005)p171-2

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 6Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register2519 
Item 2 of 6National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Gifts and depositsGD 45/18/1233; 45/14/332a 
Item 3 of 6National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings Collection F108/21-4
Item 4 of 6National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSLorimer and Matthew Collection LOR K/8
Item 5 of 6National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSNMRS Photographic Archive F 2183, F8301, FID 108/4,5,9-20, B39498
Item 6 of 6RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Henry Wylie: F no6138 (Combined Box 139)