Basic Site Details

Name: HufHaus, 16 West Abercromby Street
Town, district or village: Helensburgh
City or county: Dunbartonshire
Country: Scotland
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Notes: Designed by De'Ath, who was inspired by 'Grand Designs' TV programme, the timber-framed, environmentally friendly house was created in collaboration with German makers and constructed in the grounds of De'Ath's home at 18 West Abercromby Street as a home for himself in his old age.

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 118, West Abercromby Street In the garden of the main house at this address


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 12005 or 2006c. 2007Build/construction 


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 1Richard Rudolphe Chitham De'AthArchitect 2005 or 2006c. 2007for himself


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1De'Ath, Richarddesigned for himself


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Scotsman19 December 2011  p.42: obituary of Richard De'Ath