Basic Site Details

Name: Kincardine
Town, district or village: Kincardine O'Neil
City or county: Aberdeenshire
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
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Notes: house, lodge and stables are all listed. See below.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Kincardine CastleYesCurrent name (2014)
Item 2 of 2Kincardine House Auxilliary Hospital During World War II

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1 Yes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 723 July 1873 Advertisement for tendersAlterations and additions
Item 2 of 718 March 1874 Advertisement for tendersAlterations and additions
Item 3 of 718941897Build/constructionHouse and lodge etc
Item 4 of 725 August 1894 Foundation stone 
Item 5 of 71895 Design exhibited'As proposed'
Item 6 of 71897 Design exhibited 
Item 7 of 71898 Plans drawn upGarden. Not executed.

People

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 5James ThomsonArchitect 18731874Alterations and additions to earlier house on the site and stables (known as Kincardine Lodge at that date)
Item 2 of 5David Barclay NivenArchitectA18951897House and lodge etc
Item 3 of 5Herbert Hardy WigglesworthArchitectA18951897House and lodge etc
Item 4 of 5Niven & WigglesworthArchitectural practiceA18951897House and lodge etc
Item 5 of 5Thomas Hayton MawsonGarden designer, Landscape architect, Town PlannerF1898 Plans for garden drawn up - not executed.

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Pickering, Mrs MaryThe Nomination Papers of Niven or Wigglesworth give the client as Mrs Umfreville Pickering. However the client was in fact Mrs Mary Pickering and her daugher was Miss Mary Ursula Ufreville Pickering.

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 10Academy Architecture1895   p79
Item 2 of 10Academy Architecture1897 part 1 p13 & 90
Item 3 of 10Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts1895   273
Item 4 of 10Graves, Algernon1905The Royal Academy of Arts: a complete dictionary of exhibitors and their works…1905-6London: Graves and Bell1897, no 1930
Item 5 of 10Jamieson, David and Wilson, W Stewart2001Old Royal Deeside Stenlakep19
Item 6 of 10Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts1896   287
Item 7 of 10Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts1897   291
Item 8 of 10RSA1899   484
Item 9 of 10RSA1900   599
Item 10 of 10Waymark, Janet2009Thomas Mawson: Life, Gardens and Landscape Frances Lincoln Ltd. Londonp87, 231

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Aberdeen Daily Free Press23 July 1873  Advertisement for tenders
Item 2 of 3Aberdeen Daily Free Press18 March 1874  Advertisement for tenders
Item 3 of 3Building News31 December 1897   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 5Courtesy of Andrew Bradford, great grandson of original client, Mrs Mary PickeringInformation sent via 'Contact Us' on website Sent June 2014. Two sets of Niven & Wigglesworth plans held at Kincardine Castle.
Item 2 of 5Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register9537Lodge
Item 3 of 5Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register9546House
Item 4 of 5Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register9545Stables
Item 5 of 5RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers David Barclay Niven: F v13 p76 (microfiche 119/A2); Herbert Hardy Wigglesworth: F v13 p80 (microfiche 119/A7)

Images

© All rights reserved. Courtesy of Andrew Bradford, sent July 2014 

© All rights reserved. Courtesy of Andrew Bradford, sent July 2014

© All rights reserved. Courtesy of Andrew Bradford, sent July 2014 

© All rights reserved. Courtesy of Andrew Bradford, sent July 2014

© All rights reserved. Courtesy of Andrew Bradford, sent July 2014 

© All rights reserved. Courtesy of Andrew Bradford, sent July 2014