Basic Site Details

Name: Chance Inn
Town, district or village: Inverkeilor
City or county: Angus
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: For improvements of Chance Inn, Inverkeilor, for Colonel Rait, C.B., of Anniston. Messrs. J. Maclaren and Son, Dundee, architects. Accepted Tenders. Mason's work - Rainsay and Gordon, Arbroath; joiner's work, Scott, Arbroath; slater's work, Brand, Arbroath, plumber's work, Brown, Dundee; plasterer's work, Middleton and Donald, Arbroath. Total cost, 325. [Building News 23 September 1881 p413 - tenders]

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 118801881 Additions. Tenders submitted September 1881


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 3James Maclaren & Son  18801881 
Item 2 of 3James Maclaren A18801881Additions
Item 3 of 3George Gordon Maclaren  Between 1880 and 1881  


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Rait, ColonelColonel Rait, CB, of Anniston for 1881 works


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building News23 September 1881  p413 - tenders

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings Collection  
Item 2 of 2Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of ScotlandCanmore195689