Basic Site Details

Name: Dornoch Castle
Town, district or village: Dornoch
City or county: Sutherland
Country: Scotland
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Dornoch Castle HotelYes 

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31720 Repair 
Item 2 of 318591860 Devey advised William Fowler on reconstruction as a dewlling for Sheriff of Sutherland
Item 3 of 31925  Reconstruction


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 4Alexander Stronach B1720 Repairs
Item 2 of 4George DeveyArchitectA18591860Advised William Fowler on reconstruction as a dewlling for Sheriff of Sutherland
Item 3 of 4William FowlerArchitectA18591860Alterations as residence for Duke of Sutherland with advice from George Devey
Item 4 of 4David Edmund Attree HorneArchitect 1925 Reconstruction


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Sutherland, Duke of 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Beaton, Elizabeth1995Sutherland An Illustrated Architectural Guide  p33
Item 2 of 4Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 3 of 4Gifford, John1992Highland and Islands (The Buildings of Scotland) Penguin Booksp569
Item 4 of 4MacGill, W1911Old Ross-shire and Scotland Invernessp132