Basic Site Details

Name: Candacraig House
Town, district or village: Strathdon
City or county: Aberdeenshire
Country: Scotland
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Status: B Listed
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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 41835  Original house and lodge
Item 2 of 41901  Additions
Item 3 of 4c. 19201925 Alterations to house and work on estate and farm
Item 4 of 41956 Design exhibitedReconstruction after fire and new gates

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 7John SmithArchitect 1835 House and lodge
Item 2 of 7George GordonArchitect, Engineer 1901 Additions (west wing)
Item 3 of 7George Angus MitchellArchitectBc. 19201925Alterations to house
Item 4 of 7George Bennett MitchellArchitectBc. 19201925Alterations to house; other work on estate
Item 5 of 7A Marshall Mackenzie & SonArchitectural practiceC1956 Reconstruction after fire and new gates
Item 6 of 7Alexander George Robertson MackenzieArchitectC1956 Reconstruction after fire and new gates
Item 7 of 7John Gibb MarrArchitectC1956 Reconstruction after fire and new gates

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 2Anderson, RobertClient for original house
Item 2 of 2Wallace, F L, EsqClient for 1920s alterations

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Child Structures

This structure or site has the following component or child structures (click on an item to view details):
 Building NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Candacraig, TempiettoWith Wattie Cooper as mason

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2RSA1956   451
Item 2 of 2Sharples, J, Walker, D W and Woodworth, M2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire South and Aberdeen London and New Haven: Yale University Presspp65, 400

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder7 August 1852X p506 - obituary of John Smith

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 9Aberdeen City ArchivesGeorge Bennett Mitchell and Son Collection GBM/1920/5/1-2
Item 2 of 9Candacraig Estate OfficeCandacraig Estate Plans Plans of house before 1955 fire.
Item 3 of 9Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register16164House
Item 4 of 9Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register50624East Gate and Boundary Walls C(S)
Item 5 of 9Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register16168West Gate C(S)
Item 6 of 9Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register16163East Lodge by John Smith B listed
Item 7 of 9National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings Collection  
Item 8 of 9RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers George Angus Mitchell: F no2821 (box 12); George Bennett Mitchell: F no2909 (box 14)
Item 9 of 9Viewfield House, Old Perth Rd, Inverness (1990)A Marshall Mackenzie & Marr Office List (held by John G Marr in 1960)