Basic Site Details

Name: Kinpurnie Castle
Town, district or village: Newtyle
City or county: Angus
Country: Scotland
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Notes: Chimneypiece in drawing room came from another Cayzer property, Ralston, Paisley, which was extended by Campbell Douglas in 1864. Chimneypiece may date from then.

Interior joinery work (1907-08) by Methuen Hyslop & Co.

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 519061910 Shooting Lodge
Item 2 of 51908  Entrance lodge
Item 3 of 51909  Motor house and stable
Item 4 of 51915 Design exhibited 
Item 5 of 51965  New wing


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 4Patrick Hill ThomsArchitectA1906 *1910Shooting lodge, entrance lodge, stable & garage
Item 2 of 4Thoms & WilkieArchitectural practiceA19061910Shooting lodge, entrance lodge, stable & garage
Item 3 of 4William Fleming WilkieArchitectA19061910Shooting lodge, entrance lodge, stable & garage
Item 4 of 4Thomas Lindsay GrayArchitect 1965 New wing

* earliest date known from documented sources.


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Cayzer, Sir CharlesClient for 1906-1910 work
Item 2 of 2Cayzer, Sir JamesClient for 1965 work


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Gifford, John2012The Buildings of Scotland: Angus and Dundee Yalep566-570
Item 2 of 3Nicol1908Domestic Architecture in Scotland  p61-3
Item 3 of 3RSA1915   588

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register18007Gatelodge
Item 2 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register18006House
Item 3 of 4RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Patrick Hill Thoms: F v16 p142 no1088 (microfilm reel 11); William Fleming Wilkie: F v18 p53 no1200 (microfilm reel 12)
Item 4 of 4Trevor Black Architects InvergordonTrevor Black Drawing Archive Record 16, roll 82 (24 drawings); record 17, roll 82 (I drawing); record 18, roll 82 (1 drawing)