Basic Site Details

Name: Pittodrie House
Town, district or village: Pittodrie
City or county: Aberdeenshire
Country: Scotland
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Notes: William Liddle Duncan's LRIBA nomination papers mention 'House at Pittodrie', done between 1905 and 1911; Aberdeen Plans Committee plans are dated in the 1920s. It is possible that these apply to different buildings.

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 31840 Addition 
Item 2 of 3After 1907Before 1911Alterations and additions 
Item 3 of 3c. 1920  Alterations? Canted bay added 1926 (Colvin)


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 3Archibald Simpson C1840 Additions
Item 2 of 3William Liddle Duncan AAfter 1907Before 1911Alterations
Item 3 of 3William Liddle Duncan Bc. 1920 Alterations


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Dunlop, Alan CClient for Archibald Simpson work


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder1847v p217

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 Plans dating from 1920s
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers William Liddle Duncan: L v17 no1237