Basic Site Details

Name: Glenlyon House
Town, district or village: Fortingall
City or county: Perthshire
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Information from Sir Donald Currie's grandson, the late Donald Molteno.

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 5c. 1694  West wing
Item 2 of 5c. 1728  North-east wing
Item 3 of 518911892 Reconstruction
Item 4 of 5Mid 1800s(?)  Minor alterations and repairs prior to Sir Donald Currie's purchase of the estate in 1885? (Photos prior to 1890s remodelling show no alterations; Alexander Ross may in fact have produced proposals for a new house)
Item 5 of 519121913 Laundry and garages (plans for additions to stables dated 1912)

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 10James Marjoribanks MacLarenArchitect 1890(?) Probably made sketch scheme subsequently executed by Dunn & Watson
Item 2 of 10Dunn & WatsonArchitectural practiceA18911892Reconstruction
Item 3 of 10Robert WatsonArchitectA18911892Reconstruction
Item 4 of 10William DunnArchitectA18911892Reconstruction from sketch by MacLaren
Item 5 of 10Alexander RossArchitect Mid 1800s Minor alterations and repairs prior to Sir Donald Currie's purchase of the estate in 1885? (Photos prior to 1890s remodelling show no alterations; Ross may in fact have produced proposals for a new house)
Item 6 of 10Dunn & WatsonArchitectural practiceB1912 Laundry and garages (plans for additions to stables dated 1912)
Item 7 of 10Dunn, Watson & Curtis GreenArchitectural practiceB19121913Laundry and garages (plans for additions to stables dated 1912)
Item 8 of 10Robert WatsonArchitectB19121913Laundry and garages (plans for additions to stables dated 1912)
Item 9 of 10William Curtis GreenArchitectB19121913Laundry and garages (plans for additions to stables dated 1912)
Item 10 of 10William DunnArchitectB19121913Laundry and garages (plans for additions to stables dated 1912)

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Currie, Sir DonaldClient for 1892 reconstruction

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Calder, Alan2003James MacLaren: Arts and Crafts Pioneer Donington: Shaun Tyasp126
Item 2 of 3Gifford, John2007The Buildings of Scotland: Perth and Kinross Yale University Pressp404
Item 3 of 3Stewart Fortingall  pp94, 119

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Architect10 July 1891   
Item 2 of 2Architect24 June 1892   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 5Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register12268Laundry and garages
Item 2 of 5Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register12266House
Item 3 of 5National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSList of jobs supplied by Mr Alistair Ross, Inverness (given to NMRS in 1950s)  
Item 4 of 5National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSWatherston Collection PTD 362/1-2
Item 5 of 5RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers William Dunn: F v15 p52 no965 (microfilm reel 11); Robert Watson: F v15 p67 (microfilm reel 11)