Basic Site Details

Name: Ruthin Castle
City or county: Clwyd
Country: Wales
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Notes: In 1923 Ruthin Castle opened as a sanatorium run by the same company as Duff House Sanatorium, Banffshire to accommodate increased demand from patients.

Alternative Names

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

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 119221923 Alterations for sanatorium


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 6George Angus MitchellArchitectA19221923Alterations for sanatorium
Item 2 of 6George Bennett MitchellArchitectA19221923Alterations for sanatorium
Item 3 of 6George Angus MitchellArchitectB19301931Further work
Item 4 of 6George Bennett MitchellArchitectB19301931Further work
Item 5 of 6George Bennett Mitchell & SonArchitectural practiceB19301931Further work
Item 6 of 6William Peter (junior)ArchitectB19301931Further work - as resident architect, for George Bennett Mitchell & Son


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Duff House Company1922-1923 alterations
Item 2 of 2Scott & Gilchrist1922-1923 alterations


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Gow, Ian and Clifford, Timothy1995Duff House Edinburgh: National Galleries of Scotland 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Aberdeen Press and Journal8 December 1964  Obituary of George Angus Mitchell

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Aberdeen City ArchivesGeorge Bennett Mitchell and Son Collection GBM/1920/56/1-2
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers George Arthur Mitchell: F no2821 (box 12); George Bennett Mitchell: F no2909 (box 14); William Peter, Junior: L no4269 (combined box 4)