Basic Site Details

Name: Glencalvie Shooting Lodge
Town, district or village: Ardgay (near)
City or county: Ross and Cromarty
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: 'From the Valuation Roll, it appears that James Grant Shearer's work on the lodge/estate was quite extensive and may have included an extension to the lodge and two new buildings at the site of the former Diebidale lodge. It is also possible that he created one or two walled gardens with glasshouses' (Courtesy of Jane Armstrong)

Alternative Names

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

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Hunting lodge  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 322 August 1890 Journal referenceKeeper's house and kennels
Item 2 of 31892 Journal reference 
Item 3 of 31938  Alterations and additions


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 9A Maitland & SonsArchitectural practiceB1890 Keeper's house and kennels
Item 2 of 9Andrew MaitlandArchitectB1890 Keeper's house and kennels
Item 3 of 9Andrew Maitland IIArchitectB1890 Keeper's house and kennels
Item 4 of 9James MaitlandArchitectB1890 Keeper's house and kennels
Item 5 of 9A Maitland & SonsArchitectural practiceA1892  
Item 6 of 9Andrew MaitlandArchitectA1892  
Item 7 of 9Andrew Maitland IIArchitectA1892  
Item 8 of 9James MaitlandArchitectA1892  
Item 9 of 9James Grant ShearerArchitect 1938 Alterations and additions


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1McLean, N G EsqClient for Shearer alterations, 1938


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Inverness Courier22 August 1890   
Item 2 of 3Inverness Courier5 April 1892   
Item 3 of 3Ross-shire Journal1892   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Courtesy of Jane Armstrong, gardener on Glencalve EstateInformation sent via 'Contact Us' on website Sent February 2002
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers James Grant Shearer: L no5519 (combined box 85) and F no4072 (box 32)