Basic Site Details

Name: Carnousie House and Lodge
Town, district or village: Carnousie
City or county: Banffshire
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Old House of Carnousie  

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 3c. 1835c. 1840Build/construction 
Item 2 of 3c. 1890  Additions to house and new lodge
Item 3 of 319271929 Alterations to house


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 5Conn familyMasonC1500s Harry Gordon Slade considers this to have been by the Conn Family.
Item 2 of 5William AdamArchitectA1740 Addition to old house - large wing
Item 3 of 5Archibald SimpsonArchitectBc. 1835c. 1840New house
Item 4 of 5James DuncanArchitect c. 1890 Additions to house and new lodge
Item 5 of 5George Bennett MitchellArchitect 19271929Alterations to house


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Gordon, ArthurClient for William Adam work.
Item 2 of 2Lindsay, James, Lt Col of Deansfield, Elgin1927-29 alterations


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 5Anon1743Braco Case Petitions and Depositions  p32
Item 2 of 5Braco Depositions1743An Exact Copy of the Depositions of the Witnesses adduced by William Lord Braco1  
Item 3 of 5Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 4 of 5Fraser, G M1918Archibald Simpson Architect and his times Aberdeen Weekly Journal, 5 April to 11 October 1918xxi
Item 5 of 5Walker, David W and Woodworth, Matthew2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire North and Moray Yale University Presspp41, 322-3

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder1847V p217
Item 2 of 2Transactions of the Banffshire Field Club1936  Article by W D Simpson.

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Aberdeen City ArchivesDuncan and Munro Collection Plans dating from 1890s
Item 2 of 2Aberdeen City ArchivesGeorge Bennett Mitchell and Son Collection GBM/1920/46/1-6