Basic Site Details

Name: Barrock House and Barrock Mains Home Farm
City or county: Caithness
Country: Scotland
Parish: Bower
Status:  
Grid ref:
Notes: Under the Housing (Rural Workers) Act

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Ha' of BarrockYes 

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2House  
Item 2 of 2Farm  

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 3c. 1835c. 1840  
Item 2 of 3September 1928  Reconstruction
Item 3 of 319311951 Reconstruction of workers' house and alterations to farmhouse

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 6William DavidsonArchitect c. 1835c. 1840House and farmhouse - attribution by Elizabeth Beaton on stylistic grounds
Item 2 of 6Barbaretus Sinclair Macdonald (or Sinclair Macdonald)ArchitectA1928 Reconstruction
Item 3 of 6Hugh Sinclair MacdonaldArchitectB19311951Reconstruction of house and alterations to farmhouse
Item 4 of 6Sinclair Macdonald & SonArchitectural practiceB19311951Reconstruction of house and alterations to farmhouse
Item 5 of 6Barbaretus Sinclair Macdonald (or Sinclair Macdonald)ArchitectBc. 1931 Reconstruction of house and alterations to farmhouse
Item 6 of 6Archibald James BaxterArchitectBc. 19351951Reconstruction of house and alterations to farmhouse

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 2Baikie, MrClient for workers' house
Item 2 of 2Mckay, Mr DClient for farmhouse

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1New Statistical Account of Scotland New Statistical Account of Scotland  volume XV, p116

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2North Highland ArchivesDavidson Collection  
Item 2 of 2North Highland ArchivesSinclair MacDonald Collection SM 1920/192/1; SM 1930/245/1