Basic Site Details

Name: House of Dun
Town, district or village: Dun
City or county: Angus
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: A listed
Grid ref:
Notes: William Hill, joiner, crafted the central door on the N side of the saloon in 1795.

Building Type Classification

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 51723 Plans drawn upDesign of centre front
Item 2 of 51730c. 1740Build/construction 
Item 3 of 51829 ProposedNew scullery - estimate for building to Dalgarno's plan - 47 3s
Item 4 of 51829 ProposedWashing House, Laundry and Drying House - Estimate amounting to 178 from Robert Dalgarno for building them according to his plan.
Item 5 of 519851989RestorationRemoval of replacement entrance front and restoration to original appearance. Internal alterations.

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 7John Erskine, 6th or 22nd Earl of MarArchitectJ1723 Produced design for centre front.
Item 2 of 7William AdamArchitectB1730c. 1740 
Item 3 of 7Robert DalgarnoArchitect, Builder 1829 New scullery, Washing House, Laundry and Drying House
Item 4 of 7Cunningham Jack Fisher PurdomArchitectural practiceB19851989Removal of replacement entrance front and restoration to original appearance. Internal alterations.
Item 5 of 7Kenneth Ashmore Ramsden PurdomArchitectural practiceB19851989Removal of replacement entrance front and restoration to original appearance. Internal alterations.
Item 6 of 7Peter George FisherArchitectB19851989Removal of replacement entrance front and restoration to original appearance. Internal alterations.
Item 7 of 7William Murray JackArchitectB19851989Removal of replacement entrance front and restoration to original appearance - mainly responsible. Internal alterations.

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Adam, William1820Vitruvius Scoticus  Plates 57-58 - earlier scheme . Plates 69-70 - scheme by William Adam
Item 2 of 2Gifford, John2012The Buildings of Scotland: Angus and Dundee Yalep525-9

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Country Life20 November 1986   
Item 2 of 3Country Life22 June 1989   
Item 3 of 3RIAS Chartered ArchitectSeptember 199910.7 Obituary of Bill Jack

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 123/405 
Item 2 of 2National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Gifts and depositsGD 123/280