Basic Site Details

Name: Ballumbie Castle
City or county: Angus
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Burnt down, now a roofless shell.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Ballumbie HouseYes 

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Castle(?)  

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21902  Plans dated for alterations and additions
Item 2 of 2c. 1904  Work taken over from James Findlay by Mills & Shepherd, probably because of over-commitment

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 4James FindlayArchitect 1902 Alterations and additions
Item 2 of 4Godfrey Daniel Bower ShepherdArchitectBc. 1904 Internal furnishings - commission taken over from James Findlay, probably because of over-commitment
Item 3 of 4John Donald MillsArchitectBc. 1904 Internal furnishings - commission taken over from James Findlay, probably because of over-commitment
Item 4 of 4Mills & ShepherdArchitectural practiceBc. 1904 Internal furnishings - commission taken over from James Findlay, probably because of over-commitment

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Gilroy, Alexander, Esqof textile firm, Gilroy, Bros & Co, Tay Works.

Client for Findlay and Mills & Shepherd work

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John2012The Buildings of Scotland: Angus and Dundee Yalep283
Item 2 of 2Nicol1908Domestic Architecture in Scotland  Plate 19

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Dundee Archive and Record CentreJohn Murray Robertson/James Findlay Collection (from Wellwood Leslie Architects) GD/WL Bundle 1 (7 sheets drawings) and Bundle 8 (4 sheets drawings)
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register18664BALLUMBIE, BALLUMBIE HOUSE
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers John Donald Mills: F v17 p63 no1128 (microfilm reel 12)