Basic Site Details

Name: Culross Abbey House
Town, district or village: Culross
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Status: A Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: DMW- reference in Sir Walter Scott's journal - reference mislaid.

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41608   
Item 2 of 41830  Re-roofing, new interior
Item 3 of 41855  Plans for alterations (?)
Item 4 of 419541956Restoration 


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 6William Stirling IArchitectA1830 Re-roofing, new interior
Item 2 of 6William Stirling IIArchitectA1830 Re-roofing, new interior
Item 3 of 6David BryceArchitect 1855 Plans for alterations (?)
Item 4 of 6Ian McKerron BeggArchitectG19541956Restoration
Item 5 of 6Robert Hurd & Partners (or R A Hurd & Partners)Architectural practiceG19541956Restoration
Item 6 of 6Robert Philip Andrew HurdArchitectG19541956Restoration


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Preston, Sir Robert, of Valleyfield 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John1988Fife (The Buildings of Scotland)  p157
Item 2 of 2Pride, Glen L1999The Kingdom of Fife2nd EditionThe Rutland Pressp26

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register23964Culross, Culross Abbey House
Item 2 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings Collection