Basic Site Details

Name: Graemeshall
Town, district or village: St Mary's (near)
Island: Mainland
City or county: Orkney
Country: Scotland
Parish: Holm
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Replaced earlier house, previously known as Graham's Hall. HS list states that John A Bruce and William B Peace are involved; they were presumably builders, and William B Peace is likely to have been related to T S Peace Senior and Junior, the architects.

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 118741898  


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 3Alexander Malcolm Sutherland GraemeArchitectA18741898Designer, with Margaret Isobel Neale
Item 2 of 3Thomas Smith Peace (senior)ArchitectA18741898 
Item 3 of 3Thomas Smith Peace (junior)ArchitectA18911898As apprentice/assistant to his uncle, T S Peace Senior


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Graeme, Alexander Malcolm SutherlandOwner and designer of new house, 1874-98 - with his wife, Margaret Isabel Neale
Item 2 of 2Neale, Margaret IsabelDesigned new house, 1874-98, with her husband, Alexander Malcolm Sutherland Graeme


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John1992Highland and Islands (The Buildings of Scotland) Penguin Booksp303

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register12726 
Item 2 of 3Kirkwall LibraryKirkwall Archives, Dean of Guild vol I/28
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Thomas Smith Peace Junior: L v20 no1512