Basic Site Details

Name: Culdees Castle
Town, district or village: Muthill
City or county: Perthshire
Country: Scotland
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Notes: Derelict. Castle style.

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 5c. 1810 Build/construction 
Item 2 of 51867  Alterations by Bryce to a James Gillespie Graham castle
Item 3 of 5Before 1868  Formal gardens
Item 4 of 51910  Interior refitting
Item 5 of 51967  Consent given for demolition but not carried out


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 6James Gillespie Graham Ac. 1810  
Item 2 of 6David Bryce  1867 Extensive alterations and additions
Item 3 of 6George Penrose Kennedy BBefore 1868 Formal gardens
Item 4 of 6Kennedy & Dalglish (sometimes misspelt Kennedy & Dalgleish) BBefore 1868 Formal gardens
Item 5 of 6Robert Dalglish (sometimes misspelt Robert Dalgleish) BBefore 1868 Formal gardens
Item 6 of 6(Sir) Robert Stodart Lorimer  1910 Interior refitting (Colvin gives date of Lorimer work as 1923)


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Speir, Robert T N of BurnbraeAlterations and formal gardens


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 6Architects Engineers and Building Trades Directory1868Architect's, Engineer's and Building Trades' Directory London, Wyman 
Item 2 of 6Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 3 of 6Gifford, John2007The Buildings of Scotland: Perth and Kinross Yale University Presspp306-308
Item 4 of 6Haynes, Nick2000Perth and Kinross: an illustrated architectural guide Edinburgh: Rutland Pressp94
Item 5 of 6Neale, J P1819Views of Seats 1st and 2nd ser. 
Item 6 of 6Neale, J P1822Views of Seats1st ser volume V

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Culdees CastlePlans of Culdees Castle 1867
Item 2 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register18049 
Item 3 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings Collection Working drawings PTD 39/17?
Item 4 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSLorimer and Matthew Collection LOR C/22