Basic Site Details

Name: Orchill
Town, district or village: Dunblane
City or county: Perthshire
Country: Scotland
Parish: Ardoch
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 318681869  
Item 2 of 3c. 1919  Burnt and reinstated
Item 3 of 31921c. 1925 Restoration after fire


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 6Andrew Heiton (junior) A18681869 
Item 2 of 6John Murray Robertson A18681869 
Item 3 of 6Thomas Arthur Heiton A18681869 
Item 4 of 6Henry & Maclennan B19211925Restoration after fire
Item 5 of 6James Macintyre Henry B19211925Restoration after fire
Item 6 of 6Thomas Forbes Maclennan B19211925Restoration after fire


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Crawford, Rev TThe restoration of 1921-5 was for Rev T Crawford, senior minister of East UF Church, Perth. He had purchased house from SAmuel Smith MP on his retirement from active ministry due to ill health. The old house of Orchill (by JAmes Gillespie Graham) is described as 'accommodation for estate servants'.
Item 2 of 2Dawson, Col R G, of KippendavieSold to Col Dawson December 1925.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John2007The Buildings of Scotland: Perth and Kinross Yale University Pressp564
Item 2 of 2RSA1921   587

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Building News15 August 1890  p234
Item 2 of 3Dundee Advertiser5 March 1894  Obituary
Item 3 of 3Strathearn Herald12 December 1925   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register6583 
Item 2 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register6577Orchill stables and coachhouse