Basic Site Details

Name: Cairnfield House
Town, district or village: Buckie
City or county: Banffshire
Country: Scotland
Parish: Rathven
Status: A listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Information from Elizabeth Beaton.

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 517991804  
Item 2 of 51825  Addition
Item 3 of 5After 1928  Unspecified work
Item 4 of 5c. 1930  Addition - probably library
Item 5 of 51939 AdditionExtension to rear of former lodge


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 9Robert Burn A17991804 
Item 2 of 9William Robertson  1825 Additions
Item 3 of 9J & W Wittet BAfter 1928 Unspecified work
Item 4 of 9John Wittet BAfter 1928 Unspecified work
Item 5 of 9William Wittet BAfter 1928 Unspecified work
Item 6 of 9Robert Baillie Pratt  c. 1930 Addition - probably library
Item 7 of 9(Major) William H Doig F1939 Extension to rear of lodge
Item 8 of 9Charles C Doig & Sons F1939 Extension to rear of former lodge
Item 9 of 9Charles James Doig F1939 Extension to rear of lodge


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Gordon, Adam - of CairnfieldClient for original building and 1825 work


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 Presspp443, 498-9

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register15517Cairnfield House
Item 2 of 3National Archives of Scotland ( Register of ArchivesNRA(S) Bundle 131Gordon of Cairnfield Papers, Burn's account
Item 3 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings Collection BND 63/1-6