Basic Site Details

Name: Kippenross House
Town, district or village: Dunblane
City or county: Stirlingshire
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 8c. 1770 Construction 
Item 2 of 81789 Plans drawn upFor alterations and additions - not executed
Item 3 of 81798  Scheme for enlargement
Item 4 of 81806  2nd and 3rd schemes for enlargement
Item 5 of 81809  Scheme for enlargement executed
Item 6 of 81881  Recasting of interior
Item 7 of 81906  Staircase
Item 8 of 819671969Alterations and additionsReduction of wings to width of original house


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 12James Playfair S1789 Alterations and additions proposed - but not executed
Item 2 of 12William Stirling I  1809 Scheme for enlargement executed
Item 3 of 12(Sir) Robert Rowand Anderson  1881 Recasting of interior
Item 4 of 12Alfred Greig A1906 Staircase
Item 5 of 12George Donaldson Macniven A1906 Staircase
Item 6 of 12Greig, Fairbairn & Macniven A1906 Staircase
Item 7 of 12Walter Fairbairn A1906 Staircase
Item 8 of 12(Sir) William Hardie Kininmonth  E19671969Reduction of wings to width of original house
Item 9 of 12Ian Charles Gordon E19671969Reduction of wings to width of original house
Item 10 of 12Rowand Anderson Kininmonth & Paul E19671969Reduction of wings to width of original house
Item 11 of 12Thomas Hynd Duncan E19671969Reduction of wings to width of original house
Item 12 of 12William Gray Leslie E19671969Reduction of wings to width of original house


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Stirling, JohnClient for Playfair scheme


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 2Gifford, John and Walker, Frank Arneil2002Stirling and Central Scotland (The Buildings of Scotland) New Haven and London: Yale University Presspp564-5

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Kippendavie Estate Office, DunblaneKippenross Plans For various phases of work, including that of 1809
Item 2 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Alfred Greig: L v18 no1303
Item 3 of 3Soane MuseumSoane Museum Collection Soane portfolio of Playfair drawings