Basic Site Details

Name: Tonley House
City or county: Aberdeenshire
Country: Scotland
Parish: Tough
Grid ref:
Notes: Ruinous. Seat of antiquarian James Byres.

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 21829  Alterations and additions
Item 2 of 218921899 Reconstruction


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 4John SmithArchitect 1829 Alterations and additions
Item 2 of 4Alexander Marshall MackenzieArchitectA18921899Reconstruction
Item 3 of 4James MatthewsArchitectA18921899Reconstruction
Item 4 of 4Matthews & MackenzieArchitectural practiceA18921899Reconstruction


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Byres, Patrick (General)1829 work


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Sharples, J, Walker, D W and Woodworth, M2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire South and Aberdeen London and New Haven: Yale University Presspp755-756

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Aberdeen Journal3 March 1829   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Viewfield House, Old Perth Rd, Inverness (1990)A Marshall Mackenzie & Marr Office List (held by John G Marr in 1960)