Basic Site Details

Name: Harbour
Town, district or village: Cullen
City or county: Banffshire
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 51736 Plans drawn upPlans prepared - presumably not executed
Item 2 of 518171819Build/constructionSeward pier to N
Item 3 of 51834 AdditionAdditions to lower quay
Item 4 of 518861887AdditionExtension of pier to its current length
Item 5 of 519111913AdditionExtension, with new jetty, new road and retaining walls


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 6William AdamArchitectB1736 Plan of harbour commissioned by 5th Earl of Findlater
Item 2 of 6Thomas TelfordEngineerB18171819Seaward pier on N
Item 3 of 6William Minto B18171819Builder of Telford pier
Item 4 of 6William RobertsonArchitectC1834 Additions to lower quay
Item 5 of 6John WilletEngineerH18861887Extension of pier to its current length
Item 6 of 6William Tregarthen Douglass (erroneously spelt Douglas)Engineer 19111913Extension, with new jetty, new road and retaining walls


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Findlater, 5th Earl ofClient for William Adam scheme


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Walker, David W and Woodworth, Matthew2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire North and Moray Yale University Pressp520

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder15 August 1913  p180 - obituary of W T Douglass

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3 Banff Sheriff Court Archives Bound Plans and Sections of Work at Cullen Harbour; OS 1/2500 Plan Marked To Show Limits of Cullen Harbour Jurisdiction
Item 2 of 3Courtesy of Neil DarlingtonInformation sent via DSA website Sent December 2009.
Item 3 of 3National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Register House Plans RHP 5240