Basic Site Details

Name: Dryburgh House (Camperdown Estate)
Town, district or village: Lochee
City or county: Dundee
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2House  
Item 2 of 2Mansion house  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Coupar Angus RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41887   
Item 2 of 419001903 Reconstruction (plans dated)
Item 3 of 419071909 Additions and alterations
Item 4 of 418 April 1958 Proposedfor demolition per Builder p740


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 5John Murray RobertsonArchitectA1887  
Item 2 of 5John Murray RobertsonArchitectB19001901Reconstruction - completed by James Findlay after his death
Item 3 of 5James FindlayArchitectBBefore 19011903Reconstruction - taken over from John Murray Robertson on the latter's death
Item 4 of 5David SmithArchitectC19071909Additions and alterations - as chief assistant to James Findlay
Item 5 of 5James FindlayArchitectC19071909Additions and alterations


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Cox, George MClient for reconstruction
Item 2 of 2Scott, WilliamClient for 1907-09 work


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder18 April 1958  'Dundee High Flats' p740

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Dundee Archive and Record CentreJohn Murray Robertson/James Findlay Collection (from Wellwood Leslie Architects) GD/WL Bundle 3 (13 sheets drawings)
Item 2 of 3Dundee Planning Department/NMRSDundee Approved Duplicate Plans (Originals in NMRS for dates 1867-1883; otherwise on microfilm)  
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers John Murray Robertson: F v8 p87 (microfiche 102/B1)