Basic Site Details

Name: Brahan Castle
City or county: Ross and Cromarty
Country: Scotland
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Notes: Stables now converted for domestic use, following demolition of castle.

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 4   Additions - NMRS does not give date
Item 2 of 417871789Alterations and additions 
Item 3 of 41819 Repair 
Item 4 of 430 April 1885 Journal referenceRestoration of stables


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 7Alexander RossArchitect   Additions - date unknown
Item 2 of 7James McLeran A17871789Alterations
Item 3 of 7Alexander SquairArchitectB1819 Suprevised repairs
Item 4 of 7A Maitland & SonsArchitectural practiceA1885 Restoration of stables
Item 5 of 7Andrew MaitlandArchitectA1885 Restoration of stables
Item 6 of 7Andrew Maitland IIArchitectA1885 Restoration of stables
Item 7 of 7James MaitlandArchitectA1885 Restoration of stables


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Mackenzie, Francis HumberstonClient for McLeran work
Item 2 of 2Mackenzie, J A StewartClient for work in 1819

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Child Structures

This structure or site has the following component or child structures (click on an item to view details):
 Building NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Brahan Mains, covered cattle courts 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Inverness Courier30 April 1885   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Gifts and depositsGD 46/1/217; 433 
Item 2 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSList of jobs supplied by Mr Alistair Ross, Inverness (given to NMRS in 1950s)