Basic Site Details

Name: Lower Dounreay, Farmhouse and steading
City or county: Caithness
Country: Scotland
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Notes: Reconstructed under the Housing (Rural Workers) Act


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 4July 1928July 1939 Reconstruction (plans dated)
Item 2 of 419361940 Job file with specifications for alterations dated
Item 3 of 4February 1936August 1937 Alterations to farmhouse (plans dated)
Item 4 of 4February 1936  Alterations to farm workers' houses


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 5Barbaretus Sinclair Macdonald (or Sinclair Macdonald)ArchitectA19281931Reconstruction
Item 2 of 5Hugh Sinclair MacdonaldArchitectA19281939Reconstruction
Item 3 of 5James Constable LeedArchitectAc. 19301939Reconstruction
Item 4 of 5Sinclair Macdonald & SonArchitectural practiceA1931(?)1939Reconstruction
Item 5 of 5Archibald James BaxterArchitectAc. 19351939Reconstruction


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Davidson, Mr Jack 


Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1North Highland ArchivesSinclair MacDonald Collection SM 1920/111/1-3; SM 1930/55/1