Basic Site Details

Name: Meldrum House
City or county: Aberdeenshire
Country: Scotland
Parish: Meldrum
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 2c. 1835c. 1840Reconstruction 
Item 2 of 219341937  Major reconstruction


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 2Archibald Simpson Ac. 1835c. 1840House and alterations to stable and coachhouse
Item 2 of 2William Liddle Duncan  19341937Major reconstruction


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Duff, DorisClient for 1930s qwork
Item 2 of 2Urquhart, Beauchamp CClient for Archibald Simpson house


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 3Hay, Andrew Leith1887Castles of Aberdeenshire. Historical and descriptive notices  p120
Item 3 of 3Walker, David W and Woodworth, Matthew2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire North and Moray Yale University Presspp42, 330-1

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder1847v p217
Item 2 of 2RIAS QuarterlyAugust 1951no 85Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS)Obituary of W L Duncan

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Aberdeen City ArchivesDuncan and Munro Collection Two rolls of plans
Item 2 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register16247