Basic Site Details

Name: Lawers House
City or county: Perthshire
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 317241726Build/construction 
Item 2 of 317371744Addition 
Item 3 of 3c. 1815 ReconstructionReconstruction of exterior


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 4William AdamArchitectA17241726 
Item 2 of 4William AdamArchitectB17371744Further work
Item 3 of 4James SalisburyArchitect, BuilderC1783 Remodelled the centre of the south front.
Item 4 of 4Richard CrichtonArchitectBc. 1815 Remodelling of exterior


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Campbell, Colonel Sir JamesClient for 1724-6 work - also perhaps for 1730s work?
Item 2 of 2Williamson, David, Lord BalgrayClient for 1814-16 remodelling


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 2 of 2Neale, J P1822Views of Seats1st ser volume v

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Country Life10 October 1925   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Mount StuartBute ArchivesNRAS list 631Bute Papers 2, Bundle 1737 and 17, Bundle 1742 (1).
Item 2 of 3National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Gifts and depositsGD 237/99 
Item 3 of 3National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Gifts and depositsGD 44/49/16/12Letter dated 10 July 1783