Basic Site Details

Name: Camperdown House
City or county: Dundee
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: A listed
Grid ref:
Notes: HB Number 25078

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Country House Greek Revival Country House designed in 1821, commemorating the victory of the Admiral Lord Duncan at the Battle of Camperdown in 1797.

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Camperdown Country ParkYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 51807 Build/constructionWalled garden
Item 2 of 518201826Build/construction 
Item 3 of 51821 Plans drawn up 
Item 4 of 5Early 1800s Build/constructionLayout of parkland
Item 5 of 52011 AdditionWalled garden, wildlife centre

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 4John Hay D1807 Walled garden
Item 2 of 4William BurnArchitectA18201826 
Item 3 of 4David TaylorLandscape architectHEarly 1800s Layout of parkland
Item 4 of 4Dundee Corporation Architectural Dpt (later City of Dundee District Council Architects Dept, Dundee City Council)Architectural practiceB2011 Walled garden, wildlife centre

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 12nd Viscount DuncanCreated 1st Earl of Camperdown, whose name commemorated the victory of the Admiral Lord Duncan at the Battle of Camperdown in 1797.

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John2012The Buildings of Scotland: Angus and Dundee Yalep275-6
Item 2 of 2RCAHMS1992Dundee on Record RCAHMSp22 Image of original design of Camperdown House by William Burn

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Transactions1870  p125-8. List of works by Burn compiled by T L Donaldson.