Basic Site Details

Name: Douneside House
Town, district or village: Tarland
City or county: Aberdeenshire
Country: Scotland
Status: C listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Nurserymen from Backhouse of York assisted Rachel MacRobert in formation of rock garden.

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 3Late 1800s Build/constructionDate of core of the building
Item 2 of 3After 1906Before 1929  
Item 3 of 31907 Building datedBuilding probably the product of three phases between 1907 and 1917.


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 2Clement George  After 1906Before 1929 
Item 2 of 2William Heughan B19341940Assisted Rachel MacRobert in changing the walled garden tino a terraced rose garden.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Hamilton-Gordon, J C, Marquis of Aberdeen1925We twa, Reminiscences of Lord and Lady Aberdeen London: W Collins, Son & Co 
Item 2 of 3Mitchell, I C1979The Douneside Story   
Item 3 of 3Sharples, J, Walker, D W and Woodworth, M2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire South and Aberdeen London and New Haven: Yale University Pressp744

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register49159Includes farmhouse, garden wall amd cheese press, Alpha Cottage, gatelodge and boundary wall and gatepiers.
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Clement George: F no2729 (box 11)