Basic Site Details

Name: Balveny House
City or county:  
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: Location uncertain.

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 6  Alteration/conversionConverted as the main distillery building
Item 2 of 617231725Build/construction 
Item 3 of 6c. 1723 Plans drawn up 
Item 4 of 61739 RepairRoof
Item 5 of 6c. 1823  Additions
Item 6 of 61929 Destruction/demolition 


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 4James GibbsArchitectB1723 Drew up designs
Item 2 of 4Alexander JaffrayArchitect, BuilderC17231725Built house to designs of James Gibbs and slightly altered design
Item 3 of 4William AdamArchitectA1739 Repaired roof.
Item 4 of 4John SmithArchitect c. 1823 Additions


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Duff, William Lord BracoClient for Alexander Jaffray and William Adam work


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Braco Case1743Petition for Lord Braco  p4-5
Item 2 of 3Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 3 of 3Walker, David W and Woodworth, Matthew2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire North and Moray Yale University Pressp443

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSJohn Smith Papers (List of Plans and accounts) Smith accounts
Item 2 of 2NRA ScotlandMontcoffer PapersA 315/9/35, A 317/6/8-25, A 318/2