Basic Site Details

Name: Durran Mains, Farmhouse, steading and cottages
City or county: Caithness
Country: Scotland
Parish: Bower
Grid ref:
Notes: Only Sinclair MacDonald mentioned in the architect/organisation field in NMRS, but later firm must be involved if the dates are correct.

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 3Farmhouse  
Item 2 of 3Steading  
Item 3 of 3Cottage  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11905March 1950 Alterations


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 3Barbaretus Sinclair Macdonald (or Sinclair Macdonald)ArchitectA19051931Additions
Item 2 of 3Hugh Sinclair MacdonaldArchitectAc. 19301950Additions - begun by Sinclair Macdonald alone
Item 3 of 3Sinclair Macdonald & SonArchitectural practiceAc. 19311950Additions - begun by Sinclair Macdonald alone


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Auld, Mr W S 


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 1900/9/1