Basic Site Details

Name: Castleroy
Town, district or village: Broughty Ferry
City or county: Dundee
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: Lodge is still extant

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Birchwood RoyYesIt is unclear whether this is an alternative name for Castleroy, or for another building nearby; the extant Lodge is now the lodge to Birchwood Roy

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Hill StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31867 Build/constructionBuilt for the Gilroys of Tay Works
Item 2 of 31887  Lodge
Item 3 of 31955 Destruction/demolitionIn the year before its demolition, photographic records were made for the SNBR by D M Walker and by the College of Art photographer.
RCAHMS (1992). Dundee on Record, p40


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 4Andrew Heiton (junior) A1867  
Item 2 of 4John Murray Robertson A1867  
Item 3 of 4Thomas Arthur Heiton A1867  
Item 4 of 4John Murray Robertson B1887 Lodge


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Gilroy, George 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1RCAHMS1992Dundee on Record RCAHMSPhotograph of mirror-backed side table on west wall of Dining Room taken by D M Walker (1954) p40
View of staircase hall taken by D M Walker (1954) p40
Design for Castleroy by Andrew Heiton, longitudinal section (1867) p40

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Building News15 August 1890  p234
Item 2 of 2Dundee Advertiser5 March 1894  Obituary

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register25838Lodge
Item 2 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings Collection NMRS, AND/42/17-19