Basic Site Details

Name: Earlshall
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
Grid ref:
Notes: 16th-century house. Walled garden and lodge are B Listed.

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 5   Unexecuted, undated design for restoration
Item 2 of 518921896 Restoration, layout of new garden, new sewing pavilion, garden store and gate lodge
Item 3 of 51895 Design exhibited 
Item 4 of 5April 1927  Plans dated for drainage etc. at house and lodge
Item 5 of 51932  Sketches for maid's room at north end of kitchen block

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 6Walter Fitzgerald Knox LyonArchitect   Unexecuted, undated design for restoration
Item 2 of 6(Sir) Robert Stodart LorimerArchitect 1892 Restoration, layout of new garden, new sewing pavilion, garden store and gate lodge
Item 3 of 6Gillespie & ScottArchitectural practiceBApril 1927 Plans dated for drainage etc. at house and lodge
Item 4 of 6James ScottArchitectBApril 1927 Plans dated for drainage etc. at house and lodge
Item 5 of 6Gillespie & ScottArchitectural practiceC1932 Sketches for maid's room at north end of kitchen block
Item 6 of 6James ScottArchitectC1932 Sketches for maid's room at north end of kitchen block

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Nairn, Michael, SirClient for 1927 work

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 7Gifford, John1988Fife (The Buildings of Scotland)  p199
Item 2 of 7Graves, Algernon1905The Royal Academy of Arts: a complete dictionary of exhibitors and their works…1905-6London: Graves and Bell1895, no 1745
Item 3 of 7Pride, Glen L1999The Kingdom of Fife2nd EditionThe Rutland Pressp116
Item 4 of 7RSA1893   506
Item 5 of 7RSA1896   502
Item 6 of 7RSA1901   637
Item 7 of 7Savage, Peter1980Lorimer and the Edinburgh Craft Designers Edinburgh: Paul Harris Publishing, 1980 (also paperback ed, London & Edinburgh: Steve Savage, 2005)p171

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 6Architectural Review1919XLV pp111-14 (January-June)
Item 2 of 6Architectural Review1919XLVI pp14-18
Item 3 of 6Architectural ReviewAugust 1920XII pp73-76
Item 4 of 6Builder LXVIII p388
Item 5 of 6Builder13 July 1895LXIX pp30-32
Item 6 of 6Building News LXVIII p648

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 7Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register8805Walled garden
Item 2 of 7Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register8806Lodge
Item 3 of 7Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register8852House
Item 4 of 7National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings Collection Copy of engraving for proposed restoration FID 95/87 Also plans FID 95/22-26, 36, 41V,43, 46, 47, 58, 59, 65, 68,70 72,73,74,76 79, 84,87,90,92,93
Item 5 of 7National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSLorimer and Matthew Collection LOR E/86
Item 6 of 7RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Robert Stodart Lorimer: F v17 p35 no1114 (microfilm reel 12)
Item 7 of 7St Andrews University LibraryJames Gillespie and Scott Archive Bundle nos 1892, 2153