Basic Site Details

Name: Birse Castle
Town, district or village: Birse
City or county: Aberdeenshire
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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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 21905  Restoration and new kennels
Item 2 of 21930  Restoration and extension


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 3George Bennett MitchellArchitect 1905 Restoration and new kennels
Item 2 of 3William KellyArchitect 1930 Extension and restoration
Item 3 of 3William Alvis Brogden (Dr)ArchitectH1990s Reworking of first floor and addition of Baroque stair


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 3Cowdray, Lady AnneClient for Kelly work
Item 2 of 3Forest of Birse Estate1905 restoration
Item 3 of 3Heaven, J R1905 restoration


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Geddes, Jane2001Deeside and the Mearns: An Illustrated Architectural Guide Edinburgh: RIAS/Rutland Pressp104
Item 2 of 2Sharples, J, Walker, D W and Woodworth, M2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire South and Aberdeen London and New Haven: Yale University Presspp381-2

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Aberdeen Daily Journal26 October 1905   
Item 2 of 2Aberdeen Daily Journal1 August 1906   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Aberdeen City ArchivesGeorge Bennett Mitchell and Son Collection 1900/7/1-4
Item 2 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register3097 
Item 3 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register3098Kennels (C Listed)
Item 4 of 4RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers George Bennett Mitchell: F no2909 (box 14)