Basic Site Details

Name: Dinnet House
City or county: Aberdeenshire
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: B listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Dinnet was purchased from the Marques of Huntly's Trustees by Charles H Wilson, MP. He erected the house but sold the estate to J C Barclay Harvey of Carnoustie in 1896.

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 41890  House
Item 2 of 419051911 Alterations after fire, addition of square tower
Item 3 of 4c. 19201925 Alterations to house and estate buildings probably including stables
Item 4 of 41976 Alteration/conversionW wing reduced from 3-storey and attice to single storey

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 6Alexander Marshall MackenzieArchitectA1890 House
Item 2 of 6A Marshall Mackenzie & SonArchitectural practiceB19051911Alterations after fire, addition of square tower
Item 3 of 6Alexander George Robertson MackenzieArchitectB19051911Alterations after fire, addition of square tower
Item 4 of 6Alexander Marshall MackenzieArchitectB19051911Alterations after fire, addition of square tower
Item 5 of 6George Angus MitchellArchitectCc. 1920c. 1925Alterations to house
Item 6 of 6George Bennett MitchellArchitectCc. 1920c. 1925Alterations to house and estate buildings

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 2Harvey, J M Barclay (or C M Barclay), EsqAlterations to house and estate buildings c.1920-25
Item 2 of 2Wilson, Charles H, MP, later Lord Nunburnholm 

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Child Structures

This structure or site has the following component or child structures (click on an item to view details):
 Building NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Dinnet House, East Lodge 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Sharples, J, Walker, D W and Woodworth, M2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire South and Aberdeen London and New Haven: Yale University Presspp62-3, 446-7

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 7Aberdeen City ArchivesGeorge Bennett Mitchell and Son Collection GBM/1920/6/1 (c.1920-25 work)
Item 2 of 7Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register50736 House
Item 3 of 7Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register50738North lodge
Item 4 of 7Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register50739Stables
Item 5 of 7Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register50740Walled garden
Item 6 of 7RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Alexander George Robertson Mackenzie: Fv21 no 1496; George Angus Mitchell: F no2821 (box 12)
Item 7 of 7Viewfield House, Old Perth Rd, Inverness (1990)A Marshall Mackenzie & Marr Office List (held by John G Marr in 1960)