Basic Site Details

Name: Balmoral Castle, Dairy and Dairy Cottages
Town, district or village: Balmoral
City or county: Aberdeenshire
Country: Scotland
Status: A listed
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Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11862   


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 3John BeatonArchitect 1862 Prepared scheme
Item 2 of 3J & W SmithArchitectural practiceA1862 Several revisions of Beaton scheme made. Smith advertised for contractors
Item 3 of 3William Smith IIArchitectA1862 Several revisions of Beaton scheme made. Smith advertised for contractors

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Parent Structure and Site

This structure is related to the following parent structure or site (click the item to view details):
 Building nameNotes
Item 1 of 1Balmoral CastleThe present Balmoral, built 1853, superseded an earlier Balmoral, to which John Smith had made extensive additions in 1834-39. It stood on a different site close by and remained in use until the present castle was completed.

Alexander Clark was clerk of works in the mid-1850s with John Beaton in charge of the masonry.

Decoration of ballroom by Thomas Grieve 1857-8.


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Aberdeen Journal22 October 1862   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register51468 
Item 2 of 2Windsor CastleThe Royal Archives RA/PP Balmoral/343, 345, 347, 359, 366