Basic Site Details

Name: Murthly Castle
Town, district or village: Murthly
City or county: Perthshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Information from Donald Steuart-Fotheringham.

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 217351738Build/constructionEntrance block built.
Item 2 of 2c. 1892  Partial rebuilding and repairs


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 3John DouglasArchitectB17351738Entrance Block built and probably designed by John Douglas.
Item 2 of 3Andrew DuncanArchitect 18921893Acted as executant architect for Leadbetter - though 'Buildings of Scotland' says he was the architect
Item 3 of 3Thomas Greenshields LeadbetterArchitect c. 1892 Partial rebuilding and repairs


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Stewart, Sir George Stewart of GrandtullyClient for John Douglas work


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 2 of 2Gifford, John2007The Buildings of Scotland: Perth and Kinross Yale University Pressp547

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register11146 
Item 2 of 2National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Gifts and depositsGD 121/1/149/278