Basic Site Details

Name: Glenogil (or Glenogle?) House
Town, district or village: Forfar
City or county: Angus
Country: Scotland
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Wester Ogle Later Glenogil

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31788 ProposedHouse proposed
Item 2 of 3c. 1886April 1905 Alterations and additions
Item 3 of 319281932 Additions, redecoration and refurnishing


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 3James PlayfairArchitectG1788 Design drawn up - not executed
Item 2 of 3(Sir) Robert Stodart LorimerArchitect c. 1886c. 1905Alterations and additions
Item 3 of 3Oliver Falvey HillArchitect 19281932Additions, redecoration and refurnishing


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Forres, Lord and LadyClient for the Oliver Hill work
Item 2 of 2Lyon, WilliamClient for Playfair house design


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Powers, Alan1989Oliver Hill, architect and lover of life 1887-1968  p70

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3National Library of Scotland Advocates ManuscriptsJames Playfair professional journal f.50
Item 2 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSLorimer and Matthew Collection LOR G/9
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Drawings Collection