Basic Site Details

Name: Cowden Castle
Town, district or village: Muckart
City or county: Perthshire
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost of 1893 additions: 2,051. Cost of 1875 alterations: 2,857.

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Castle  

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 5c. 1830  Unspecified work
Item 2 of 51875  Alterations
Item 3 of 51893  Additions, 2051.
Item 4 of 51907 Design exhibitedAlterations and additions (including picture gallery)
Item 5 of 5After 19111921 Alterations on estate buildings and cottages

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 11William Stirling IArchitectEc. 1830 Unspecified work
Item 2 of 11William Stirling IIArchitectEc. 1830 Unspecified
Item 3 of 11John HoneymanArchitectB1875 Alterations
Item 4 of 11Honeyman & KeppieArchitectural practiceA1893 Additions
Item 5 of 11John KeppieArchitectA1893 Additions
Item 6 of 11Cousin, Ormiston & TaylorArchitectural practiceCc. 1906 Alterations and additions (including picture gallery)
Item 7 of 11Henry ('Harry') Ramsay TaylorArchitectCc. 1906 Alterations and additions (including picture gallery)
Item 8 of 11William OrmistonArchitectCc. 1906 Alterations and additions (including picture gallery)
Item 9 of 11George Andrew PatersonArchitectDAfter 1911Before 1921Alterations on estate buildings and cottages
Item 10 of 11John StewartArchitectDAfter 1911Before 1921Alterations on estate buildings and cottages
Item 11 of 11Stewart & PatersonArchitectural practiceDAfter 1911Before 1921Alterations on estate buildings and cottages

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 3Bruce, Miss, of Castleton 
Item 2 of 3Christie, John1893 Additions
Item 3 of 3Christie, MissH R Taylor additions

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Edinburgh Architectural Association1907Edinburgh Architectural Association Exhibition Catalogue Edinburghno 266 (H R Taylor)
Item 2 of 3RSA1907   442
Item 3 of 3Stark, David2004Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Co., 1854 to 2004 Glasgow: Stenlake Publishing Ltdpp79-81

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Hunterian MuseumMackintosh Collection Job Book for 1875 and 1893 work
Item 2 of 4Keppie Design (David Stark)Database of jobs by Honeyman and Keppie No 163 and 260a
Item 3 of 4National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Inventory of William Stirling Account of 42
Item 4 of 4RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers John Stewart: F no1830 (microfiche reel 15); Harry Ramsay Taylor: F v18 p29 no1188 (microfilm reel 12)