Basic Site Details

Name: Carbet Castle
Town, district or village: Broughty Ferry
City or county: Dundee
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: Only gatehouse survives - C Listed

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 11-7, Camphill RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41866  Reconstruction and additions
Item 2 of 41871 Alterations and additionsCeilings painted by the French artist Charles Frechou
Item 3 of 41874  Further work and lodge
Item 4 of 41984 Destruction/demolition 


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 7Andrew Heiton (junior)Architect   Unspecified work at unknown date (according to W T Johnston)
Item 2 of 7Charles EdwardArchitectA1866 Reconstruction and additions - probably the west wing
Item 3 of 7Edward & RobertsonArchitectural practiceA1866 Reconstruction and additions - probably the west wing
Item 4 of 7Thomas Saunders RobertsonArchitectA1866 Reconstruction and additions - probably the west wing
Item 5 of 7Charles EdwardArchitectB1874 Further work and lodge
Item 6 of 7Edward & RobertsonArchitectural practiceB1874 Further work and lodge
Item 7 of 7Thomas Saunders RobertsonArchitectB1874 Further work and lodge


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Grimond, Joseph 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 6Gifford, John2012The Buildings of Scotland: Angus and Dundee Yalep399
Item 2 of 6Gow, Ian2006Scotland's Lost Houses London: Aurum Presspp 172-9
Item 3 of 6Johnston, W T2003Artists of Scotland Officina Publications CDROM 
Item 4 of 6McKean, Charles and Whatley, Patricia2008Lost Dundee: Dundee's lost architectural heritage Birlinn, Edinburghp130 - illustrated
Item 5 of 6RCAHMS1992Dundee on Record RCAHMSView of NE corner of Dining Room by DM Walker (1953) p41
Lithograph of house by DM Walker (1958) p41
View of Dining Room from NW (1984) p42
View of vestibule ceiling (1984) p42
Item 6 of 6RSA1867   88

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Dundee Planning DepartmentBroughty Ferry Approved Duplicate Plans For 1874 work
Item 2 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register25778Gates
Item 3 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register25779Lodge
Item 4 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings Collection AB+ND/49/1, 2