Basic Site Details

Name: Dunphail House
City or county: Morayshire
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 71787 Plans drawn upNot executed
Item 2 of 718171820Plans drawn up 
Item 3 of 71833 Addition 
Item 4 of 7November 1878  Additions - plans dated
Item 5 of 719281932Reconstruction 
Item 6 of 7c. 1938 Build/constructionSouth Lodge
Item 7 of 719641966Reconstruction 


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 12William Notman A  Possibly assisted Playfair
Item 2 of 12John Baxter C1787 Designs drawn up - not executed
Item 3 of 12John Paterson K18171820Plans for house drawn up
Item 4 of 12William Henry Playfair A18281829 
Item 5 of 12Alexander Ross B1878 Additions
Item 6 of 12J & W Wittet L19281932Renovations
Item 7 of 12John Wittet L19281932Renovations
Item 8 of 12William Wittet L19281932Renovations
Item 9 of 12(Major) William H Doig Dc. 1938 South Lodge
Item 10 of 12Charles C Doig & Sons Dc. 1938 South Lodge
Item 11 of 12Charles James Doig Dc. 1938 South Lodge
Item 12 of 12Ronald Phillips & Partners M19641966Sensitive remodelling


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 2 of 2Walker, David W and Woodworth, Matthew2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire North and Moray Yale University Pressp555n, 556, 557

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Dunphail HouseDunphail House drawings Alexander Ross drawings
Item 2 of 4Edinburgh University LibraryPlans17 
Item 3 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSNMRS Photographic Archive Copies of Dunpahil house drawings MOD 86/58-66
Item 4 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSNotman Collection Drawings Roll 47 (undated elevations)