Basic Site Details

Name: Letham Grange
Town, district or village: Arbroath
City or county: Angus
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Personal information from Conway Grant Fletcher to Colin McWilliam and David Walker c.1953. Interior woodwork and chimneypieces by Howard & Son of London.


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 418271830Build/constructionOriginal house
Item 2 of 418771878 Additions
Item 3 of 41887 AdditionAdditions including East Lodge
Item 4 of 419861988Alterations 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 7Archibald SimpsonArchitectA18271830 
Item 2 of 7John RhindArchitectG18771878Additions
Item 3 of 7John RobertsonArchitectH18771888Initial designs for remodelling but job taken over by Rhind when Robertson fell ill.
Item 4 of 7Alexander RossArchitectB1887 Additions including East Lodge
Item 5 of 7Robert John MacbethArchitectB1887 Additions including East Lodge
Item 6 of 7Ross & MacbethArchitectural practiceB1887 Additions including East Lodge
Item 7 of 7Edward TaylorArchitectB19861988Alterations and addtiions to country house hotel.


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 4Fletcher, Fitzroy CharlesClient for 1887 additions
Item 2 of 4Fletcher, Jack - merchant, of LiverpoolClient for 1877-8 alterations
Item 3 of 4Hay, JohnClient for Simpson house
Item 4 of 4Smith, KenClient for 1986-88 work


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 6Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 2 of 6Forfarshire Illustrated1848Forfarshire Illustrated  p71
Item 3 of 6Fraser, G M1918Archibald Simpson Architect and his times Aberdeen Weekly Journal, 5 April to 11 October 1918x
Item 4 of 6Gifford, John2012The Buildings of Scotland: Angus and Dundee Yalep592-4
Item 5 of 6Historic Scotland Lists     
Item 6 of 6Mills, John et al1996Rosehaugh: a house of its time  p38

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1British Builder1847v p217

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Courtesy of Edward TaylorInformation sent via email to Yvonne Hillyard Sent April 2011
Item 2 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register4734