Basic Site Details

Name: House of Gray
Town, district or village: Invergowrie
City or county: Dundee
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31979 RestorationAlso repair
Item 2 of 31985 ProposedDevelopment proposal for complete restoration and subdivision of early eighteenth century country mansion into eight residential units.
Development of the house was subsequently implemented by others.
Item 3 of 319891995RestorationRestoration to form hotel

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 8Robert StrachanArchitectG1716 Involved with design - with Alexander McGill
Item 2 of 8Alexander McGillArchitectH1716 With Robert Strachan - involved with design
Item 3 of 8Andrew Strachan NicollArchitectA1979 Restoration and repair
Item 4 of 8Nicoll Russell Studios A1979 Restoration and repair
Item 5 of 8Dennis Graham RodwellArchitectB1985 Development proposal for complete restoration and subdivision of early eighteenth century country mansion into eight residential units.
Development of the house was subsequently implemented by others.
Item 6 of 8Andrew Stewart BrownArchitect, SurveyorA19891995Restoration to form hotel
Item 7 of 8James Walter Thorburn Simpson C19891995Restoration to form hotel
Item 8 of 8Simpson & BrownArchitectural practiceC19891995Restoration to form hotel

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Ward, David 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Allen, Nic (ed.) Scottish Architects in Conservation  p88
Item 2 of 4Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 3 of 4McKean, Charles and Walker, David1984Dundee: an illustrated architectural guide Edinburgh: RIAS/Edinburgh Academic Press/Landmarkp129
Item 4 of 4Simpson & 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 1Courtesy of Dennis RodwellInformation sent to Dictionary Sent 2012