Basic Site Details

Name: Forglen House
Town, district or village: Forglen
City or county: Banffshire
Country: Scotland
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  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 218391840 Some drawings dated 1840. Presumably also coachhouse and stables.
Item 2 of 21905  Ventilation of billiard room


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 3John SmithArchitectA18391840Presumably also coachhouse and stables
Item 2 of 3William Smith IIArchitectA18391840May also have been involved. Presumably also coachhouse and stables
Item 3 of 3George Bennett MitchellArchitect 1905 Ventilation of billiard room


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Abercromby, Douglas1905 Ventilation of billiard room
Item 2 of 2Abercromby, Ralph, SirOriginal house in 1839


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Colvin, H M1995A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-18403rd editionNew Haven and London: Yale University Pressp762
Item 2 of 2Walker, David W and Woodworth, Matthew2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire North and Moray Yale University Presspp42, 184-187

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Aberdeen City ArchivesGeorge Bennett Mitchell Contract Book 1: 1901-1905 p260
Item 2 of 4ForglenForglen House Plans Copies with D Forrest Architects, Maisondieu Road, Elgin
Item 3 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register13603 
Item 4 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings Collection Also copies of drawings Acc 1999/30. Originals held by Mr & Mrs Russell