Basic Site Details

Name: Donavourd House
Town, district or village: Pitlochry
City or county: Perthshire
Country: Scotland
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2 Yes 
Item 2 of 2Dunavourd  

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 318581858 Additions
Item 2 of 31886  Further reconstruction
Item 3 of 31893  Stables


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 9John Lessels & Son Ac. 18571859Extensive additions
Item 2 of 9John Lessels (junior) Ac. 18571859Extensive additions
Item 3 of 9John Lessels A18581859Additions
Item 4 of 9Charles George Hood Kinnear B1886 Further reconstruction
Item 5 of 9John More Dick Peddie B1886 Further reconstruction
Item 6 of 9Kinnear & Peddie B1886 Further reconstruction
Item 7 of 9Charles George Hood Kinnear C1893 Stables
Item 8 of 9John More Dick Peddie C1893 Stables
Item 9 of 9Kinnear & Peddie C1893 Stables


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Geldart,Further reconstruction


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Lessels, John II A Brief Account of the Ancient Family of Lessels in Fifeshire Carbon copy of original typescript in possession of Jane Lessels. Copy in NMRS. 

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDick Peddie and McKay Collection DPM/1880/67/2
Item 2 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings Collection  
Item 3 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSNMRS Photographic Archive Photos by Kinnear