Basic Site Details

Name: Arbroath Abbey and abbey buildings
Town, district or village: Arbroath
City or county: Angus
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
Grid ref:
Notes: In 1395 William Tweeddale contracted to cover the roof with lead.

Building Type Classification

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31809 RepairReport on condition of ruins drawn up.
Item 2 of 31835 RepairClearing out rubbish and fallen masonry
Item 3 of 319221937RestorationGradual restoration of Abbot's House intially and later Guesthouse range.

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 5Robert StevensonEngineerJ1809 Report on condition of ruins drawn up.
Item 2 of 5H M Office of Works (later Ministry of Works, Department of the Environment and Property Services Agency)Architectural practiceC1835 Clearing out Abbey buildings - with robert Reid as architect to the Scottish Office of Works
Item 3 of 5Robert ReidArchitectC1835 Repair and clearing out rubbish and fallen masonry - as architect to the Scottish Office of Works
Item 4 of 5H M Office of Works (later Ministry of Works, Department of the Environment and Property Services Agency)Architectural practiceA19221937Gradual restoration of Abbot's House intially and later Guesthouse range.
Item 5 of 5John Wilson PatersonArchitectB19221937Gradual restoration of Abbot's House and Guesthouse range. With John Wilson Paterson as Chief Architect.

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John2012The Buildings of Scotland: Angus and Dundee Yalep299-301