Basic Site Details

Name: Fernhall
Town, district or village: Broughty Ferry
City or county: Dundee
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: Initial house cost 12,000

The same design as Carrongrove House, West Denny with a more elaborate treatment of the projecting entrance bay on the west elevation.

Lodge still extant and is B Listed. House was similar to the still extant Carrongrove House (formery Glencarron; see separate entry).

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 3November 1864 ProposedPreparation of site for building
Item 2 of 318651866Build/construction 
Item 3 of 3Late 1937 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 2Andrew Heiton (junior)ArchitectA1865  
Item 2 of 2Thomas Arthur HeitonArchitectA1865 ?


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Sharp, John - flaxspinnerOr jute manufacturer of John Sharp Ltd.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John2012The Buildings of Scotland: Angus and Dundee Yalep400
Item 2 of 2RCAHMS1992Dundee on Record RCAHMSpviii Lithograph of house by D.M Walker drawn from an interwar photograph (1958)

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Building News15 August 1890  p234
Item 2 of 4Dundee Advertiser5 March 1894  Obituary
Item 3 of 4Dundee Courier19 November 1864   
Item 4 of 4Evening Telegraph12 November 1937   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Courtesy of Dr Paul MillerInformation sent to Professor David Walker Sent July 2015
Item 2 of 3Dundee City Archives and Record CentreDundee Drawings Collection Designs for mantlepieces by A & A Heiton (c1875)
Item 3 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register25923Lodge