Basic Site Details

Name: Ness Castle
Town, district or village: Inverness (near)
City or county: Inverness-shire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Gifford gives 1855 as date of Lawrie additions, but J H Gall states that he worked on them with Lawrie, ie between 1872 and 1887. It may be that there was only one set of additions, during the later period.

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 31820  Original house
Item 2 of 31855  Alterations and additions
Item 3 of 3After 1872Before 1887 Additions


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 5James MatthewsArchitectA1855 Alterations and additions (William Lawrie responsible)
Item 2 of 5William LawrieArchitectA1855 Alterations and additions (as assistant to James Matthews)
Item 3 of 5John Hinton GallArchitectBAfter 1872Before 1887Additions - as chief assistant to Matthews & Lawrie
Item 4 of 5Matthews & LawrieArchitectural practiceBAfter 1872Before 1887Additions
Item 5 of 5William LawrieArchitectBAfter 1872Before 1887Additions

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Child Structures

This structure or site has the following component or child structures (click on an item to view details):
 Building NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Ness Castle estate, Farm manager's house 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John1992Highland and Islands (The Buildings of Scotland) Penguin Booksp214

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers John Hinton Gall: L v17 no1275