Basic Site Details

Name: Myres Castle
Town, district or village: Auchtermuchty
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
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Status: B Listed
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Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41825 Addition 
Item 2 of 418721873 Extensive repairs and turret to south west corner
Item 3 of 41872  Advised about repairs
Item 4 of 418881890 Conversion of coachhouse to chapel

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 6John SwintonContractorB1825 Extension
Item 2 of 6James Campbell WalkerArchitect 18721873Repairs and alterations
Item 3 of 6Charles George Hood KinnearArchitectA1872 Advised about repairs (Walker seems to have secured job)
Item 4 of 6John Dick PeddieArchitectA1872 Advised about repairs (Walker seems to have secured job)
Item 5 of 6Peddie & KinnearArchitectural practiceA1872 Advised about repairs (Walker seems to have secured job)
Item 6 of 6Henry W WalkerArchitect, Builder 18881890Conversion of coachhouse to chapel

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 2 of 3Gifford, John1988Fife (The Buildings of Scotland)  p328 (for both pieces of work)
Item 3 of 3Millar, A H1895Fife pictorial and historical Cuparpp248-252

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register2658 
Item 2 of 3National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Gifts and depositsGD 152/52/17/1 (for James Campbell Walker work)
Item 3 of 3National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Gifts and depositsGD 152/218/5/3For work by Swinton