Basic Site Details

Name: Achnacarry House
City or county: Inverness-shire
Country: Scotland
Parish: Kilmallie
Status: B Listed
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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 71802 Build/constructionPlans drawn up - work executed under Burn much later
Item 2 of 71837 CompletionWork completed under William Burn
Item 3 of 718 May 184614 January 1847Alterations and additionsSigned and dated drawings
Item 4 of 71872  Scheme for enlargement and remodelling - not carried out
Item 5 of 7After 1872(?)  Additions - no date given in NMRS
Item 6 of 719471952RestorationAfter war damage
Item 7 of 71950s(?)  Redecoration


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 7Walter Schomberg Hepburne Scott F  Redecoration
Item 2 of 7James Gillespie Graham B1802 Work begun but not completed until much later under the direction of William Burn.
Item 3 of 7William Burn D1837 With Peter Manuel as clerk of works
Item 4 of 7David Rhind E18461847Signed drawings of elevations - though unclear what work was carried out.
Item 5 of 7David Bryce A18721876Scheme for enlargement and remodelling - not carried out (drawings CLA/10/6/1-6 and 10/7/1-2)
Item 6 of 7Alexander Ross F1872(?)1873Additions, including new service wing
Item 7 of 7Ian Gordon Lindsay C19471952Restoration


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Cameron, DonaldClient for Gillespie Graham work

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Child Structures

This structure or site has the following component or child structures (click on an item to view details):
 Building NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Achnacarry House Stables 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 5Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 2 of 5Forman, Sheila1967Scottish Country Houses and Castles  pp161-5
Item 3 of 5Mackenzie, A1884History of the Camerons  p255
Item 4 of 5Miers, Mary2008The Western Seaboard The Rutland Pressp32
Item 5 of 5New Statistical Account of Scotland New Statistical Account of Scotland  xiv, p122

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Country Life19 August 2004CXCVII, no 34 p46-51

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Highland Archive Centre: lochaber Archibe ServiceCameron of Lochiel Estate Papers CL/A 10/3-10
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register7096ACHNACARRY HOUSE
Item 3 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSList of jobs supplied by Mr Alistair Ross, Inverness (given to NMRS in 1950s)