Basic Site Details

Name: Eilean Donan Castle
Town, district or village: Dornie
City or county: Inverness-shire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Stonemason/carpenter Farquhar MacRae worked with George Mackie Watson

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 219121932 Reconstruction
Item 2 of 21998 AdditionVisitor Centre added


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 2George Mackie WatsonArchitect 19121932Reconstruction
Item 2 of 2Lachlan StewartArchitectB1998 Visitor Centre added


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Gilstrap, Lt Col John MacRae 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John1992Highland and Islands (The Buildings of Scotland) Penguin Booksp532-33

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1BuilderEarly 1935CXLVIII p5

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register7209 
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers George Mackie Watson: F no2586 (box 6)