Basic Site Details

Name: Torridon Youth Hostel
Town, district or village: Torridon
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 1Hostel  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21971 Build/constructionConflict of dates - Glendinning goves 1975 but John Donlad who worked for Moira & Moira gives 1971.
Item 2 of 21976 Won award or awards 


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 4Betty Lydia Chetwynd Moira (née Leech)ArchitectA1971 Claimed responsibility for this in 1981 RIBA Directory.
Item 2 of 4James WannArchitectA1971  
Item 3 of 4Moira Moira & WannArchitectural practiceA1971  
Item 4 of 4Richard Edward MoiraArchitectA1971  


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Glendinning, M, MacInnes, R and MacKechnie, A1996A History of Scottish Architecture  p584
Item 2 of 3RIBA1975RIBA Directory of practices   
Item 3 of 3Willis, Peter1977New architecture in Scotland  p9, p14

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Courtesy of John DonaldInformation sent via DSA website Sent Fenruary 2011