Basic Site Details

Name: Kinnaird House
Town, district or village: Little Dunkeld
City or county: Perthshire
Country: Scotland
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Notes: Information from Mr Ward, c.1964, who then owned Kinnaird House (the Wards were still the owners in 2010 and have been the clients for all phases of work). Information about the 1913 wing by Macgregor Chalmers per John Gifford (from T Davidson Kelly).

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Kinnaird Country House Hotel from 1990 to 2010

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Country House  
Item 2 of 2Hotel Functioned as a hotel from 1990 to 2010.


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 51880  New wing
Item 2 of 5c. 1905  Panelling in interior
Item 3 of 51913  New wing
Item 4 of 519281929 Large additions and alterations
Item 5 of 51991 Alteration/conversionConversion for hotel use.


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 8James Campbell WalkerArchitect 1880 New wing, including alterations to kitchen
Item 2 of 8(Sir) Robert Stodart LorimerArchitect c. 1905 Panelling in interior
Item 3 of 8Peter Macgregor ChalmersArchitect 1913 New wing
Item 4 of 8Forsyth & MauleArchitectural practiceA19281929Large additions and alterations
Item 5 of 8Hugh Patrick Guarin MauleArchitectA19281929Large additions and alterations
Item 6 of 8William Adam ForsythArchitectA19281929Large additions and alterations
Item 7 of 8Frederick GibsonArchitectC1991 Conversion for hotel use. Partner in charge
Item 8 of 8Philip Cocker & PartnersArchitectural practiceC1991 Conversion for hotel use


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Ward, Sir John 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John2007The Buildings of Scotland: Perth and Kinross Yale University Pressp473
Item 2 of 2Who's Who in Architecture1914    

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Charter Room, Blair Castle ArchivesDrawings and Manuscripts Collection Plans - including drawings by J C Walker for 1880 additions and by Forsyth & Maule for 1929 work
Item 2 of 4Courtesy of Philip CockerInformation sent via DSA website, November 2009  
Item 3 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register11118 
Item 4 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSLorimer and Matthew Collection LOR K/11