Basic Site Details

Name: Duncraig Castle
Town, district or village: Lochalsh
City or county: Ross and Cromarty
Country: Scotland
Parish: Lochalsh
Status: C Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost of additions of 1896-1901: 1,400.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Home Economics College, Highland RegionYes 

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 31840s Alteration/conversionRenovations
Item 2 of 33 April 1866 Journal reference 
Item 3 of 3After 1877Before 1906 Alterations and additions


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 5Alexander RossArchitect 1866  
Item 2 of 5Alexander RossArchitectA18991901Alterations and additions
Item 3 of 5Donald MacDonaldArchitectA18991901Alterations and additions - as apprentice to Ross & Macbeth prepared plans and specifications
Item 4 of 5Robert John MacbethArchitectA18991901Alterations and additions
Item 5 of 5Ross & MacbethArchitectural practiceA18991901Alterations and additions


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Matheson, Alexander 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Miers, Mary2008The Western Seaboard The Rutland Pressp191

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Inverness Advertiser3 April 1866   
Item 2 of 2Scottish Local History Forum2007Winter pp24-29

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register6989Castle, laundry, stables and walled garden
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Alexander Ross: F v12 p15, microfiche 114/B7; Robert John Macbeth: F v17 no 1115; Donald MacDonald: L v22 no1718