Basic Site Details

Name: Kinfauns Castle
Town, district or village: Kinfauns
City or county: Perthshire
Country: Scotland
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Notes: Walled garden work C listed.

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 61809 Plans drawn upLandscaping plans drawn up
Item 2 of 61825 Build/constructionOriginal house and west lodge
Item 3 of 619021904 Alterations, new stair, redecoration,walled garden, gatepiers, etc (21,000)
Item 4 of 61906  Design for new stair exhibited
Item 5 of 61910  Gardener's house and walled garden
Item 6 of 61913  Walled garden gateway


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 5(Sir) Robert Stodart LorimerArchitect   Unspecified estate work (date unknown)
Item 2 of 5Alexander Nasmyth C1809 Acted as landscape consultant
Item 3 of 5(Sir) Robert SmirkeArchitect 1825 Original house and west lodge
Item 4 of 5Francis William DeasArchitectA19021904Alterations, new stair, redecoration, walled garden, gatepiers, etc (21,000)
Item 5 of 5Francis William DeasArchitectB1910 Walled garden work, gardener's house


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 4Currie, Sir DonaldClient for the alterations by Flockhart when on lease to Currie
Item 2 of 4Gray, 14th LordClient for Nasmyth landscaping.
Item 3 of 4Gray, 15th LordClient for Smirke house
Item 4 of 4Moray, Earl of (Morton Gray Stuart Gray)Client for 1902 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 4Kinfauns Castle, Castle Farm 
Item 2 of 4Kinfauns Castle, Dairy 
Item 3 of 4Kinfauns Castle, East Lodge 
Item 4 of 4Kinfauns, Walnut Grove steadingThis may be the same as the Home Farm at Kinfauns (see separate entry).


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 9APSD The Dictionary of Architectureed Wyatt PapworthThe Architectural Publication Society (8v 1852-1892)Smirke work
Item 2 of 9Colvin, H M1995A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-18403rd editionNew Haven and London: Yale University PressSmirke work
Item 3 of 9Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 4 of 9Gifford, John2007The Buildings of Scotland: Perth and Kinross Yale University Pressp462
Item 5 of 9Gray, A Stuart1985Edwardian Architecture: A Biographical Dictionary   
Item 6 of 9Mills, John et al1996Rosehaugh: a house of its time   
Item 7 of 9Neale, J P1828Views of Seats  2nd ser. iv
Item 8 of 9Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts1906   924
Item 9 of 9Savage, Peter1980Lorimer and the Edinburgh Craft Designers Edinburgh: Paul Harris Publishing, 1980 (also paperback ed, London & Edinburgh: Steve Savage, 2005)p178

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 8Earl of Moray, DarnawayMoray Archives Plans for lodge (formerly held at Rockdale Cottage, estate factor's house)
Item 2 of 8Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register11955Castle
Item 3 of 8Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register13794Dairy on home farm
Item 4 of 8Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register11954Walled garden gateway
Item 5 of 8Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register11962West Lodge gatepers (and lodge itself?)
Item 6 of 8National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSLorimer and Matthew Collection LOR K/7
Item 7 of 8RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Drawings Collection  
Item 8 of 8RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Francis William Deas: F v18 p77 no1212 (microfilm reel 12)