Basic Site Details

Name: Halcro (Southdun Estate), farm building and houses
City or county: Caithness
Country: Scotland
Parish: Bower
Grid ref:
Notes: Reconstruction under the Housing (Rural Workers') Act

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 3Estate  
Item 2 of 3Farm building  
Item 3 of 3House  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 2August 1916  Plans dated
Item 2 of 2c. July 1937c. August 1938 Reconstruction of houses (plans dated)


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)Architect 1916  
Item 2 of 5Archibald James BaxterArchitectBc. 1937c. 1938Reconstruction of houses
Item 3 of 5Hugh Sinclair MacdonaldArchitectBc. 1937c. 1938Reconstruction of houses
Item 4 of 5James Constable LeedArchitectBc. 1937c. 1938Reconstruction of houses
Item 5 of 5Sinclair Macdonald & SonArchitectural practiceBc. 1937c. 1938Reconstruction of houses


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Douglas, Mr DonaldClient for reconstruction of 1930s


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 1910/45/1; SM 1930/247/1