Basic Site Details

Name: Carbisdale Castle
Town, district or village: Culrain, Kincardine
City or county: Ross and Cromarty
Country: Scotland
Status: B listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Contractor for 1910 work: Reid and Sons Catrine NB

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Carbisdale Castle Youth Hostel  
Item 2 of 2"Castle of Spite"  

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Country HouseYes 
Item 2 of 2Youth hostel From 1945


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 319061917Build/construction 
Item 2 of 319101911Alterations and additions 
Item 3 of 3c. 1944c. 1945Alterations and additionsConversion to Youth Hostel


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 7John RobertsonArchitect 1907 'Probably' (HS)
Item 2 of 7Francis Ebenezer JonesArchitectA19101911 
Item 3 of 7William Samuel WeatherleyArchitectA19101911 
Item 4 of 7William Samuel Weatherley and Francis Ebeneze JonesArchitectural practiceA19101911 
Item 5 of 7James Grant ShearerArchitectB19441945Alterations
Item 6 of 7George AnnandArchitectBc. 1944c. 1945Alterations
Item 7 of 7Shearer & AnnandArchitectural practiceBc. 1944c. 1945Alterations


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Lady Mary, Dowager Duchess of Sutherland 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Historic Scotland Lists    No reference

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Building News15 July 1910  p97 - tenders under consideration
Item 2 of 2Building News23 July 1910  p135 - contractor appointed

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register7165Castle
Item 2 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register7166Service Court
Item 3 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSShearer and Annand CollectionSA 1940/21/1-7 
Item 4 of 4Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of ScotlandCanmoreID 13011