Basic Site Details

Name: Pluscarden Priory
Town, district or village: Pluscarden, Elgin
City or county: Morayshire
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 618201821Build/constructionPorter's Lodge (Priory Lodge)
Item 2 of 6Before 1854  Repairs?
Item 3 of 618981900 Excavation, consolidation and partial restoration
Item 4 of 61945 ProposedProposals for restoration
Item 5 of 619671996Restoration 
Item 6 of 61982 ReconstructionReconstruction of east end of the south claustral range

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 13James McBride (or MacBride)Architect 18201821Porter's Lodge (Priory Lodge)
Item 2 of 13James MatthewsArchitectABefore 1854 Repairs?
Item 3 of 13Mackenzie & MatthewsArchitectural practiceABefore 1854 Repairs?
Item 4 of 13Thomas MackenzieArchitectABefore 1854 Repairs?
Item 5 of 13John KinrossArchitectB18981900Excavation, consolidation and partial restoration
Item 6 of 13Ian Gordon LindsayArchitectGc. 1945 Proposals for restoration
Item 7 of 13Cunningham Jack Fisher PurdomArchitectural practiceC19671996Restoration
Item 8 of 13William Murray JackArchitectC19671996Job architect. 'Buildings of Scotland' states he was appointed in 1972 byt Nic Allen gives dates as here.
Item 9 of 13William Murray JackArchitectF1982 Reconstruction of east end of the south claustral range
Item 10 of 13Colin P M FisherArchitectD1990s Further restoration work - north and west cloister walks - with Angus McGhie
Item 11 of 13Jack Fisher PartnershipArchitectD1990s Further restoration work
Item 12 of 13William Murray JackArchitectD1990s Further restoration work
Item 13 of 13Angus McGhie E1990s Further restoration work - north and west cloister walks - with Colin Fisher

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Fife, Earl of 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Allen, Nic (ed.) Scottish Architects in Conservation   
Item 2 of 3Glendinning, M, MacInnes, R and MacKechnie, A1996A History of Scottish Architecture  p563
Item 3 of 3Walker, David W and Woodworth, Matthew2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire North and Moray Yale University Presspp715, 716, 722, 723

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Elgin Courant20 October 1854  Obituary of Thomas Mackenzie

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Aberdeen UniversityAberdeen University Archives Montcoffer Papers MS 3175/B2(10) 3/4
Item 2 of 2Mount StuartBute Archives Plans for Kinross restoration