© All rights reserved. Letter from John Binny of Forneth regarding the building of the church.<br><br>"John Binny on return from India bought the estate and mansion house of Forneth in 1837. On his death his sister Margaret Binny who married James Speid Snr.  inherited jointly with her husband. After a couple more generations the estate passed to James Speid Jnr. It was this James Speid and his wife (my grandparents) who undertook the substantial re-build of the house etc."<br><br>From John Binny © All rights reserved.   

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Basic Site Details

Name: Clunie Church
Town, district or village: Clunie
City or county: Perthshire
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: B Listed
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Building Type Classification

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11840   

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 1William Macdonald MackenzieArchitect 1840  

References

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Courtesy of a granddaughter of James SpeidInformation sent via 'Contact Us' on website Sent October 2012
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register5883 
Item 3 of 3National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Heritors Records HR 334/1

Images

© All rights reserved. Letter from John Binny of Forneth regarding the building of the church.<br><br>"John Binny on return from India bought the estate and mansion house of Forneth in 1837. On his death his sister Margaret Binny who married James Speid Snr.  inherited jointly with her husband. After a couple more generations the estate passed to James Speid Jnr. It was this James Speid and his wife (my grandparents) who undertook the substantial re-build of the house etc."<br><br>From John Binny 

© All rights reserved. Letter from John Binny of Forneth regarding the building of the church.

"John Binny on return from India bought the estate and mansion house of Forneth in 1837. On his death his sister Margaret Binny who married James Speid Snr. inherited jointly with her husband. After a couple more generations the estate passed to James Speid Jnr. It was this James Speid and his wife (my grandparents) who undertook the substantial re-build of the house etc."

From John Binny's Letter Book No. 28 from 1837 to 1839. (Courtesy of a granddaughter of James Speid).

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© All rights reserved.