Basic Site Details

Name: Pittencrieff House, Pittencrieff Glen
Town, district or village: Dunfermline
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Status: A Listed
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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 41600s  Parts built
Item 2 of 41700s  Parts built
Item 3 of 41908  Restoration of old house, reconstructing it as club and museum
Item 4 of 41945 Plans datedPlans for alterations or survey plans?


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 2(Sir) Robert Stodart LorimerArchitect 1908 Restoration of old house, reconstructing it as club and museum
Item 2 of 2James Grant ShearerArchitectA1945 Alterations? Survey only?


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Dunfermline Carnegie Trust 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 6Gifford, John1988Fife (The Buildings of Scotland)  p192
Item 2 of 6Macartney, Mervyn E (ed)1913Recent English Domestic ArchitectureVolume VLondon: Architectural Reviewpp132-136
Item 3 of 6Pride, Glen L1999The Kingdom of Fife2nd EditionThe Rutland Pressp13
Item 4 of 6RSA1912   469
Item 5 of 6Savage, Peter1980Lorimer and the Edinburgh Craft Designers Edinburgh: Paul Harris Publishing, 1980 (also paperback ed, London & Edinburgh: Steve Savage, 2005)p175
Item 6 of 6Weaver, Lawrence1914Small Country Houses: their repair and enlargement. Forty examples chosen from five centuries Country Life Library7pp142-149 (Chapter 25)

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register25968 
Item 2 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSLorimer and Matthew Collection LOR D/23
Item 3 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSShearer and Annand CollectionSA 1940/32/1-6