Basic Site Details

Name: Brucklay House
Town, district or village: New Deer
City or county: Aberdeenshire
Country: Scotland
Parish: New Deer
Status: C Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Check ref for lodge and gates. In ruins.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Brucklay CastleYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 71814 AdditionAddition of entrance hall etc
Item 2 of 71820  Stable block, west quadrangle
Item 3 of 71849  Remodelling
Item 4 of 71858  East lodge and gates
Item 5 of 71881  Alterations including addition of harl
Item 6 of 718881894 Additions
Item 7 of 7c. 2005c. 2009RestorationRestoration of laundry

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 13John SmithArchitectE1814 Extension including entrance hall
Item 2 of 13John SmithArchitectBc. 1820 Stable block, west quadrangle ('probably' (HS))
Item 3 of 13James MatthewsArchitectA1849 Remodelling
Item 4 of 13Mackenzie & MatthewsArchitectural practiceA1849 Remodelling
Item 5 of 13Thomas MackenzieArchitectA1849 Remodelling
Item 6 of 13James MatthewsArchitectB1858 East lodge and gates
Item 7 of 13Alexander Marshall MackenzieArchitectD1881 Alterations including addition of harl
Item 8 of 13James MatthewsArchitectD1881 Alterations including addition of harl
Item 9 of 13Matthews & MackenzieArchitectural practiceD1881 Alterations including addition of harl
Item 10 of 13Alexander Marshall MackenzieArchitectC18881894Additions (piers, gates etc & West Lodge?)
Item 11 of 13James MatthewsArchitectC18881894Additions (piers, gates etc & West Lodge?)
Item 12 of 13Matthews & MackenzieArchitectural practiceC18881894Additions (piers, gates etc & West Lodge?)
Item 13 of 13Kenneth ThomsonArchitectFc. 2005c. 2009Restoration of laundry

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 2Dingwall, JohnEntrance hall in 1814
Item 2 of 2Dingwall-Fordyce, Captain Alexander1849 work

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Architects Engineers and Building Trades Directory1868Architect's, Engineer's and Building Trades' Directory London, WymanEntry for James Matthews
Item 2 of 3Lippe, William1979The Scottish baronial house in Aberdeenshire of the Mackenzies and James Matthews The Robert Gordon University post graduate dissertation 
Item 3 of 3Walker, David W and Woodworth, Matthew2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire North and Moray Yale University Presspp42, 44, 115-6

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building Chronicle1 August 1885I p222

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 7Aberdeen Art GalleryAberdeen Art Gallery Plans Plans of entrance hall, 1814
Item 2 of 7Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register49988 
Item 3 of 7Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register49991Walls and gatepiers at West Lodge
Item 4 of 7Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register49993West Lodge
Item 5 of 7Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register16149East Lodge
Item 6 of 7Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register19780West quadrangle of stable block
Item 7 of 7Viewfield House, Old Perth Rd, Inverness (1990)A Marshall Mackenzie & Marr Office List (held by John G Marr in 1960)