Basic Site Details

Name: Collairnie, farmhouse, steading and cottages
Town, district or village: Dunbog
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 3Farmhouse  
Item 2 of 3Steading  
Item 3 of 3Cottage  

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 51844  Alterations to farmstead
Item 2 of 518471848 Two cot houses
Item 3 of 518481849 Alterations and additions to farmhouse
Item 4 of 51867  Additions to steading
Item 5 of 51983After 2012RepairRepairs to fragment of late medieval house within a 19th century steading

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 8Alexander BlythArchitectA1844 Acted as inspector of works for alterations to farmstead and may have been the architect
Item 2 of 8Alexander BlythArchitectC18471848Actes as architect for cot houses
Item 3 of 8Alexander BlythArchitectB18481849Acted as inspector of works for alterations to farmhouse and may have been the architect
Item 4 of 8George RaeArchitect 1867(?) Additions to steading? - unclear whether early refs in Gillespie & Scott list are to Rae or to Hugh Birrell (it is not yet known whether George Smith Birrell, whose practice was taken over by Gillespie, took over his father's practice or that of Rae)
Item 5 of 8Hugh BirrellArchitect, Builder 1867(?) Additions to steading? - unclear whether early refs in Gillespie & Scott list are to Birrell or George Rae (it is not yet known whether George Smith Birrell, whose practice was taken over by Gillespie, took over his father's practice or that of Rae)
Item 6 of 8Andrew Stewart BrownArchitect, SurveyorS1983After 2012Repairs to fragment of late medieval house within a 19th century steading
Item 7 of 8James Walter Thorburn Simpson S1983After 2012Repairs to fragment of late medieval house within a 19th century steading
Item 8 of 8Simpson & BrownArchitectural practiceS1983After 2012Repairs to fragment of late medieval house within a 19th century steading

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Balfour, Major of FernieClient for 1867 additions

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Simpson & 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 2National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Sheriff Court Records SC 20/44/6, pp266-8, 358-62, 367-71; Sc 20/44/7, pp56-58 and 97-103
Item 2 of 2St Andrews University LibraryJames Gillespie and Scott Archive Bundle no 257