Basic Site Details

Name: Haggerston Castle
Town, district or village: Haggerston
City or county: Northumberland
Country: England
Status: Demolished
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Notes: Demolished, except for rotunda and tower.

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 61777   
Item 2 of 618921897 Complete rebuilding
Item 3 of 619111916 Rebuilding after fire
Item 4 of 6November 1911  Original building destroyed by fire
Item 5 of 61930  Floor plans
Item 6 of 61931 or 1933 DemolitionDifferent dates given by Pevsner, Braidwood and Strang


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 2Richard Norman ShawArchitect 18921897Rebuilding (different dates given by Pevsner, Saint and Strang - Saint's dates are taken from Shaw's accounts)
Item 2 of 2James Bow DunnArchitectC19111916Rebuilding after fire


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Leyland, Christopher JClient for rebuilding in 1892-1897 and after fire, 1911-16


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 6Binney, Marcus Destruction of the Country House   
Item 2 of 6Braidwood, Niall C1988Dunn and Findlay and The Scotsman Building RIBA Dissertation 1988pp226-233
Item 3 of 6Pevsner, N and Richmond, I1992Northumberland (The Buildings of England)2nd Edition2001 printing with correctionsp295
Item 4 of 6Saint, A1976Richard Norman Shaw  pp334-337, 433
Item 5 of 6Strang, Charles Alexander1994Borders and Berwick: An Illustrated Architectural Guide  p98
Item 6 of 6The Modern Building Record1914The Modern Building RecordVolume 5London: Wertheimer, Lea & Copp176-83

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder23 July 1915CIX  
Item 2 of 2RIBA Journal20 September 1930 London: Royal Institute of British Architectsp711 Obituary of Dunn

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDunn and Findlay Collection DC 9859-9899, XSD/254/1-9, 46 sheets of drawings 1911-1916, XSD/254/5-8, 4 sheets from 1930