Basic Site Details

Name: Duart Castle
Town, district or village: Craignure (near)
Island: Mull
City or county: Argyll
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
Grid ref:
Notes: Ross & MacGibbon prepared plans for RCAHMS interest.

Information from Sir Lachlan MacLean and Professor James Dunbar Naismith.

Alternative Names

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

Building Type Classification

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 51911  Sketch scheme for restoration and reports
Item 2 of 519111916 Restoration
Item 3 of 5September 1911  Scheme submitted (Burnet)
Item 4 of 5June 1912  Working drawings dated
Item 5 of 519601962Restoration(?)Minor works

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 13Alfred Lightly MacGibbonArchitectA1911 Sketch scheme for restoration and reports. Also advised on Burnet scheme and it was this scheme which was executed
Item 2 of 13Charles Cleland HarveyArchitectA19111915Job architect for execution of Burnet restoration scheme.
Item 3 of 13MacGibbon & RossArchitectural practiceA1911 Sketch scheme for restoration and reports. Also advised on Burnet scheme and it was this scheme which was executed
Item 4 of 13Thomas RossArchitectA1911 Sketch scheme for restoration and reports. Also advised on Burnet scheme and it was this scheme which was executed
Item 5 of 13(Sir) John James BurnetArchitectB19111916Executed scheme which had been prepared in consultation with Ross & MacGibbon
Item 6 of 13John Burnet & SonArchitectural practiceB19111916Executed scheme which had been prepared in consultation with Ross & MacGibbon
Item 7 of 13Norman Aitken DickArchitectB19111916Executed scheme which had been prepared in consultation with Ross & MacGibbon
Item 8 of 13Alexander McGibbonArchitect c. 1911 Preparatory survey carried out on a fee-paid basis
Item 9 of 13John Burnet & SonArchitectural practiceCJune 1912 Survey plans drawn up - 'John Burnet & Son - received December 16 1912'
Item 10 of 13David Robertson CollinArchitectG19601962Minor works
Item 11 of 13Ian G Lindsay & PartnersArchitectural practiceG19601962Minor restoration works
Item 12 of 13Ian Gordon LindsayArchitectG19601962Minor works
Item 13 of 13John Herdman ReidArchitectG19601962Minor works

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1RCAHMS Inventory of Argyllvol 3 Volume 3

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Building News2 August 1912  p. 146
Item 2 of 2Building News11 December 1916   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Courtesy of David CollinInformation sent to Dictionary Sent May 2013
Item 2 of 3National Library of ScotlandRoss Collection Sketch scheme and report for RCAHMS and Sir Fitzroy Maclean.
Item 3 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSLeslie Grahame Thomson MacDougall Collection LGM 1910/1