Basic Site Details

Name: Houses at Contin
Town, district or village: Contin
City or county: Ross and Cromarty
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 28 March 1957 Build/construction'in pursuance of policy to support the quarrying and stone mason industry as far as possible...30 stone houses have been completed and a further 6 houses are being built' (some power station buildings also being built from stone quarried within the Board's area) - per Builder p481
Item 2 of 2Early 1970s Build/constructionNorth of Scotland Hydro-Electric Housing Society houses

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 7George AnnandArchitectALate 1950sEarly 1960s 
Item 2 of 7James Daniel ShearerArchitectALate 1950sEarly 1960s 
Item 3 of 7James Grant ShearerArchitectALate 1950sEarly 1960s 
Item 4 of 7Shearer & AnnandArchitectural practiceALate 1950sEarly 1960s 
Item 5 of 7Marcus MacDonald JohnstonArchitectBEarly 1970s North of Scotland Hydro-Electric Housing Society houses
Item 6 of 7Shearer & AnnandArchitectural practiceBEarly 1970s North of Scotland Hydro-Electric Housing Society houses
Item 7 of 7William Gordon WithersArchitectBEarly 1970s North of Scotland Hydro-Electric Housing Society houses

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1North of Scotland Hydro-Electric Board, Ross and Cromarty County Council and Forestry Commission Joint SchemeNorth of Scotland Hydro-Electric Housing Society. There may be two phases of work in which case 2nd phase is for North of Scotland Hydro-Electric Housing Society.

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1RIBA1975RIBA Directory of practices   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder8 March 1957  p481