Basic Site Details

Name: Newton, Forteath Mausoleum and York Tower
Town, district or village: Alves
City or county: Morayshire
Country: Scotland
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The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 25 January 1827  Tower dated
Item 2 of 21866 Build/constructionMausoleum


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 5William RobertsonArchitect 1827 'Possibly' (HS). 'Buildings of Scotland' accepts that this is by Robertson
Item 2 of 5John PageArchitect, BuilderD1827 York Tower- his name appears on designs for the tower.
Item 3 of 5A & W ReidArchitectural practiceA1866 HS gives 'probably' Mackenzie for mausoleum but this is incorrect
Item 4 of 5Alexander ReidArchitectA1866 HS gives 'probably' Thomas Mackenzie for mausoleum but this is incorrect
Item 5 of 5William ReidArchitectA1866 HS gives 'probably' Thomas Mackenzie for mausoleum but this is wrong.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 2 of 3Walker, David W and Woodworth, Matthew2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire North and Moray Yale University Presspp456, 466
Item 3 of 3Watson, J & W1868Morayshire described Elginpp11-12

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1North Devon Journal5 June 1866   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register2329Fortreath Mausoleum, York Tower