Basic Site Details

Name: Craighall Castle
Town, district or village: Ceres
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
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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 316971699Build/construction 
Item 2 of 31853  Repairs
Item 3 of 3c. 1955 Destruction/demolitionlong ruinous before 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 2(Sir) William Bruce ArchitectB16971699 
Item 2 of 2David BryceArchitect 1853 Repairs


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Hope, Sir williamClient for Bruce work. Hope was a minor in Bruce's guardianship.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 2 of 2Dunbar, J G1970Sir William Bruce exhibition catalogue  p16

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Gifts and depositsGD 242, Box 27Bruce of Arnot Papers
Item 2 of 2National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Sheriff Court Records SC 20/44/7 10 March 1855