Basic Site Details

Name: Kinrara House
Town, district or village: Alvie
City or county: Inverness-shire
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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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 4c. 1814 AdditionEnlargement of wings
Item 2 of 41904  Alterations
Item 3 of 4After 1907Before 1923 Additions
Item 4 of 41939  Substantially recast


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 5William Laidlaw Carruthers  1904 Alterations
Item 2 of 5Alexander Ross BAfter 1907Before 1923Additions
Item 3 of 5Alexander Ross & Son BAfter 1907Before 1923Additions
Item 4 of 5John Alistair Ross BAfter 1907Before 1923Additions
Item 5 of 5Reginald Francis Joseph Fairlie  1939 Substantially recast


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Bilsland, Sir Steven1939 Additions and alterations
Item 2 of 2Gordon, 4th Duke ofCleint for John Paterson work


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 2 of 3Gifford, John1992Highland and Islands (The Buildings of Scotland) Penguin Booksp92
Item 3 of 3Nuttgens, Patrick1959Reginald Fairlie 1883-1952: A Scottish Architect Edinburgh: Oliver & Boydp53

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 7Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register1676 
Item 2 of 7National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Gifts and deposits Gordon Castle Papers GD44/43/215/49/18
Item 3 of 7National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Gifts and depositsGD 44/48/70 
Item 4 of 7National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Register House Plans RHP 2498 31768-8
Item 5 of 7National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings Collection  
Item 6 of 7National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSList of jobs supplied by Mr Alistair Ross, Inverness (given to NMRS in 1950s)  
Item 7 of 7RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers John Alistair Ross: L no3765 (box 16) & F no2946 (box 14)