Basic Site Details

Name: Blair Adam
City or county: Kinross-shire
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: A listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost of 1978-84 work 200,000

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Blair Crambeth  

Building Type Classification

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 81731 Build/constructionOriginal house
Item 2 of 81736 AdditionAddition of wings
Item 3 of 81775 AdditionExtension of wings and addition of porch
Item 4 of 818151816Alterations and additions 
Item 5 of 81833  Memorial (and various gates and lodges in 1830s)
Item 6 of 81859  Additions - corridor and dining room
Item 7 of 819781984RestorationEradication of dry rot and formulation of long-term conservation plan. Cost 200,000
Item 8 of 819831993RepairRemoval of porch added by John Adam and addition of portico reusing some old materials

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 12William AdamArchitectJ1731 Original house which forms centerpiece of the present east range
Item 2 of 12William AdamArchitectK1736 Addition of wings
Item 3 of 12John AdamArchitectL1775 Extension of wings and addition of porch
Item 4 of 12Thomas Brown IIArchitectA1833 Memorial (and various gates and lodges in 1830s)
Item 5 of 12Thomas Brown of UphallArchitectA1833 Memorial (and various gates and lodges in 1830s)
Item 6 of 12David BryceArchitectB1859 Additions - corridor and dining room
Item 7 of 12Harold Roland WedgwoodArchitectural practiceD19781984Eradication of dry rot and formulation of long-term conservation plan.
Item 8 of 12James Fergus LenaghanArchitectD19781984Eradication of dry rot and formulation of long-term conservation plan.
Item 9 of 12Roland Wedgwood AssociatesArchitectural practiceD19781984Eradication of dry rot and formulation of long-term conservation plan.
Item 10 of 12Andrew Stewart BrownArchitect, SurveyorD19831993Removal of porch added by John Adam and addition of portico reusing some old materials
Item 11 of 12James Walter Thorburn Simpson D19831993Removal of porch added by John Adam and addition of portico reusing some old materials
Item 12 of 12Simpson & BrownArchitectural practiceD19831993Removal of porch added by John Adam and addition of portico reusing some old materials

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Adam, KeithClient for 1978-84 work

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Allen, Nic (ed.) Scottish Architects in Conservation  p132
Item 2 of 3Gifford, John2007The Buildings of Scotland: Perth and Kinross Yale University Pressp202-204
Item 3 of 3Simpson & Brown2012Simpson & Brown Architects:Thirty-five years in practice 1977-2012   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Blair AdamBlair Adam Archives  
Item 2 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register5715Blair Adam House