Basic Site Details

Name: Birkhall
City or county: Aberdeenshire
Country: Scotland
Parish: Glenmuick, Tullich and Glengairn
Status: B listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Personal information per Ian G Lindsay. No drawings at RIBA.

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 41933  Unexecuted alterations
Item 2 of 41953 ProposedSketch designs for additions
Item 3 of 4Before 1953  Additions
Item 4 of 41980 Alteration/conversion 


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 7James HendersonArchitectF1850 Addition of single storey wing
Item 2 of 7James MillerArchitectA1933 Unexecuted alterations - with Richard Gunn as chief assistant
Item 3 of 7Richard McLeod Morrison GunnArchitectA1933 Unexecuted alterations - as chief assistant with James Miller
Item 4 of 7Oliver Falvey HillArchitect 1953 Sketch designs - not executed
Item 5 of 7Andrew Graham HendersonArchitect Before 1953 Additions - retained the commission and did not alter his original design
Item 6 of 7Andrew P K WrightArchitectF19801981Additions and alterations
Item 7 of 7Law & Dunbar-Nasmith F19801981Alterations and additions


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 3H M King GeorgeUnexecuted alterations of 1933
Item 2 of 3HRH, the Queen MotherFor 1953 work
Item 3 of 3York, Duke ofUnexecuted alterations of 1933


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 6Allen, Nic (ed.) Scottish Architects in Conservation  p69
Item 2 of 6McConnachie, A I Lochnagar  p48
Item 3 of 6Royal Encyclopedia1991The Royal Encyclopedia   
Item 4 of 6Sharples, J, Walker, D W and Woodworth, M2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire South and Aberdeen London and New Haven: Yale University Presspp65, 379
Item 5 of 6Sloan, Audrey with Murray, Gordon James Miller, 1860-1947   
Item 6 of 6Wyness, Fenton1968Royal Valley: the Aberdeenshire Dee  p240

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Country Life13 November 2013   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register9304 
Item 2 of 2Windsor CastleThe Royal Archives PP/Balmoral/45, 51 and PP/Balmoral New Series/250