Basic Biographical Details

Name: Huisdean (or Uisdean) Ian Matheson
Designation: Architect
Bio Notes: Huisdean (or Uisdean) Ian Matheson was one of two architect sons of Highland architect Donald Matheson. Matheson worked in the family firm, Donald Matheson & Sons, and was assumed into partnership in 1932. With his brother Donald Junior, he continued the practice after their father's death in 1934. He retired in 1972.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 1Dingwall, Ross and Cromarty, ScotlandBusiness   

Employment and Training


The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this architect (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 2Donald Matheson & SonsBefore 1929After 1934Partner 
Item 2 of 2Matheson & Mackenzie1956 Partner 

Buildings and Designs

This architect was involved with the following buildings or structures from the date specified (click on an item to view details):
 Date startedBuilding nameTown, district or villageIslandCity or countyCountryNotes
Item 1 of 151929Dingwall AcademyDingwall Ross and CromartyScotland 
Item 2 of 151934Farmhouse and steading for Mr James YoungerHoy CaithnessScotlandAlterations and addtions, including new cattle court - date of involvement uncertain
Item 3 of 151935Nicolson InstituteStornowayLewisRoss and CromartyScotlandAdditional classroom block
Item 4 of 151953Kiltearn Free ChurchEvanton Ross and CromartyScotland 
Item 5 of 151959Free Presbyterian ChurchDingwall Ross and CromartyScotland 
Item 6 of 151960Royal Bank of Scotland and officesFort William Inverness-shireScotland 
Item 7 of 151964RestaurantInverewe Ross & CromartyScotlandExtension
Item 8 of 151967Argyll HotelUllapool Ross and CromartyScotlandExtensions
Item 9 of 151967Beauly Sports Centre and curling rinkBeauly Inverness-shire  
Item 10 of 151968Caledonian HotelUllapool Ross and CromartyScotlandNew wing
Item 11 of 151968Croft HouseTorridon Ross and CromartyScotlandReconstruction
Item 12 of 151968Goldsmith's FactoryDingwall Ross and CromartyScotland 
Item 13 of 151969380 houses, Burnside, TollochwoodDingwall Ross and CromartyScotland 
Item 14 of 151969Golfview HotelNairn NairnshireScotlandBedroom alterations
Item 15 of 151969Ski chalets and flats at the CairngormsRothiemurchus Estate Inverness-shireScotland 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 2RIBA1930The RIBA Kalendar 1930-1931 London: Royal Institute of British Architects 
Item 2 of 2RIBA1939The RIBA Kalendar 1939-1940 London: Royal Institute of British Architects 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architect:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Journal23 February 1935v42London: Royal Institute of British Architectsp513 - obituary of Donald Matheson