Basic Site Details

Name: Kinmylies House
Town, district or village: Inverness
City or county: Inverness-shire
Country: Scotland
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Inverness District AsylumYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Kinmylies WayYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31860  Addition and remodelling
Item 2 of 314 March 1905(?) Alterations and additions - incorporated into Inverness District Asylum
Item 3 of 32 February 1906  Grieve's house, cart shed and straw barn and corn room etc

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 10James MatthewsArchitectA1860 Addition and remodelling (with Lawrie as assistant)
Item 2 of 10William LawrieArchitectA1860 Addition and remodelling (as assistant to James Matthews)
Item 3 of 10Alexander RossArchitectB1905 Alterations and additions - incorporated into Inverness District Asylum
Item 4 of 10Robert John MacbethArchitectB1905 Alterations and additions - incorporated into Inverness District Asylum
Item 5 of 10Ross & MacbethArchitectural practiceB1905 Alterations and additions - incorporated into Inverness District Asylum
Item 6 of 10Alexander RossArchitectC1906 Grieve's house, cart shed and straw barn and corn room etc
Item 7 of 10Robert John MacbethArchitectC1906 Grieve's house, cart shed and straw barn and corn room etc
Item 8 of 10Ross & MacbethArchitectural practiceC1906 Grieve's house, cart shed and straw barn and corn room etc
Item 9 of 10Alexander Ross & SonArchitectural practiceDAfter 1910Before 1930Farm buildings
Item 10 of 10John Alistair RossArchitectDAfter 1910Before 1930Farm buildings

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Parent Structure and Site

This structure is related to the following parent structure or site (click the item to view details):
 Building nameNotes
Item 1 of 1Inverness District AsylumCompetition limited to three entrants - James Matthews, George Fowler Jones and Peddie & Kinnear.

Cost of original building: 38,900.

Macbeth's obituary describes the work by Ross & Macbeth as 'enlargement and improvement' and the cost was 'about 31,000'

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John1992Highland and Islands (The Buildings of Scotland) Penguin Booksp204

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Inverness Courier14 March 1905   
Item 2 of 2Inverness Courier2 February 1906   

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 Alistair Ross: L no3765 (box 16) & F no2946 (box 14)