Basic Site Details

Name: Melsetter House
Town, district or village: Hoy
Island: Hoy
City or county: Orkney
Country: Scotland
Parish: Walls and Flotta
Status: A Listed
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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 11898   

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 1William Richard LethabyArchitect 1898  

Clients

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

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Carruthers, Annette2013The Arts and Crafts Movement in Scotland: a history  Chapter 8, pp200-225
Item 2 of 3Gifford, John1992Highland and Islands (The Buildings of Scotland) Penguin Booksp341-3
Item 3 of 3Rubens, Hollenby, Gournham & Edwards Arts and Crafts housesVolume 1  

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2RIBA Journal20 February 1932 London: Royal Institute of British Architectsp303 Vote of thanks and discussion
Item 2 of 2The Times31 January 1949   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 11Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register18712 
Item 2 of 11Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register48365Estate office, outhouse etc
Item 3 of 11Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register48366Gardener's cottage
Item 4 of 11Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register48367The Hall and gatepiers
Item 5 of 11Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register48368The Laundry House
Item 6 of 11Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register48369Spinning cottage
Item 7 of 11Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register48370Walled garden
Item 8 of 11Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register48376Bridge to South east of Pegal Hill
Item 9 of 11Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register48359Chapel
Item 10 of 11Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register48360Melsetter Farmhouse
Item 11 of 11Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register48360Kitchen garden