Basic Site Details

Name: Arnage House
City or county: Aberdeenshire
Country: Scotland
Parish: Ellon
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Matthews plan in the possession of D C Stewart who extended the building 1964

Alternative Names

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

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 3Late 1500s Build/construction 
Item 2 of 31860  Additions
Item 3 of 31964 AdditionAdditions


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 5Thomas Leiper BLate 1500s Perhaps built by Leiper
Item 2 of 5James MatthewsArchitect 1860 Additions
Item 3 of 5James MatthewsArchitectAAfter 1867 Further work- as assistant to James Matthews
Item 4 of 5John Bridgeford PirieArchitectAAfter 1867 Further work- as assistant to James Matthews
Item 5 of 5Donald Charles StewartBuilderC1964 Additions


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Stewart, Donald CharlesBought Arnage and made alterations. Was a 'flamboyant philanthropist'


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Walker, David W and Woodworth, Matthew2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire North and Moray Yale University Presspp67-9

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register9114 
Item 2 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSJ B Pirie Collection Handlist nos 472-474
Item 3 of 3Viewfield House, Old Perth Rd, Inverness (1990)A Marshall Mackenzie & Marr Office List (held by John G Marr in 1960)