Basic Site Details

Name: Blebo House
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Parish: Kemback
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Lodge and cottage are C Listed.

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 41890s or 1900s  Undated sketch of tower and boathouse
Item 2 of 41903  Work begun by James Findlay
Item 3 of 4c. 1904  Stable block and offices - work taken over from James Findlay by Mills & Shepherd, probably because of over-commitment
Item 4 of 41921  Gun room at Old Lodge

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 9Gillespie & ScottArchitectural practiceC1890s or 1900s Tower and boathouse
Item 2 of 9James Ross GillespieArchitectC1890s or 1900s Tower and boathouse
Item 3 of 9James ScottArchitectC1890s or 1900s Tower and boathouse
Item 4 of 9James FindlayArchitectA1903c. 1904 
Item 5 of 9Godfrey Daniel Bower ShepherdArchitectBc. 1904 Stable block and offices - work taken over from James Findlay, probably because of over-commitment
Item 6 of 9John Donald MillsArchitectBc. 1904 Stable block and offices - work taken over from James Findlay, probably because of over-commitment
Item 7 of 9Mills & ShepherdArchitectural practiceBc. 1904 Stable block and offices - work taken over from James Findlay, probably because of over-commitment
Item 8 of 9Gillespie & ScottArchitectural practiceD1921 Gun room at Old Lodge
Item 9 of 9James ScottArchitectD1921 Gun room at Old Lodge

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Low, William - of William Low & Co, wholesale grocersClient for Findlay, Mills & Shepherd and Gillespie & Scott work.

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John1988Fife (The Buildings of Scotland)  p101
Item 2 of 2Nicol1908Domestic Architecture in Scotland  Plate 20

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder XC p322-3

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 5Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register8867 
Item 2 of 5Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register8868Lodge at stables
Item 3 of 5Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register8869Cottage
Item 4 of 5RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers John Donald Mills: F v17 p63 no1128 (microfilm reel 12)
Item 5 of 5St Andrews University LibraryJames Gillespie and Scott Archive Bundle nos 1530, 1702