Basic Site Details

Name: Auldbar Castle
City or county: Angus
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
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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 4  AdditionPorte cochere scheme - date unclear
Item 2 of 41843  Vestibule, entrance hall, drawing room (within existing house), new tower, new court of kitchen & offices, new garden terrace wall
Item 3 of 41843 AdditionBridge and new approach
Item 4 of 41964 Demolition 


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 3Robert William BillingsArchitect   Scheme for porte cochere
Item 2 of 3Alexander RoosArchitect 1843  
Item 3 of 3James LeslieEngineerC1843 Bridge and new approach


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Chalmers, Patrick, of Auldbar 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Colvin, H M Introducing Alexander Roos Gow, I and Rowan, A (eds): Scottish Country Houses 1600-1914, pp276-284p280
Item 2 of 4Garnier, Richard2006Alexander Roos c1810-1881 Georgian Society Journal, vol XV, pp11-68p59
Item 3 of 4Gifford, John2012The Buildings of Scotland: Angus and Dundee Yalep46
Item 4 of 4NMRS NMRS Jubilee: A Guide to the Collections  p6

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3National Library of ScotlandDrawings Collection?? MS 15437
Item 2 of 3National Library of ScotlandManuscript CollectionMS 15436, f.29; 15421 
Item 3 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings Collection Folio (for Roos and Billings schemes)