Basic Site Details

Name: House of Buchromb
Town, district or village: Dufftown (near)
City or county: Banffshire
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41872 Plans drawn up 
Item 2 of 4September 1872 Tenders invited 
Item 3 of 41953 Destruction/demolitionBurnt down
Item 4 of 41969 Destruction/demolitionDemolition

People

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 3A & W ReidArchitectural practiceA1872  
Item 2 of 3Alexander ReidArchitectA1872  
Item 3 of 3William ReidArchitectA1872  

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Barclay, Mr JamesMr James Barclay Esq, banker from London had bought the estate early in 1872 for 7500 and initiated the building of a new mansion house eventually selling it on to John Ritchie Findlay of Aberlour House and proprietor of The Scotsman newspaper

References

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Aberdeen Press and Journal9 October 1872  page 1

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Courtesy of Mr Ian SuttonInformation sent to Dictionary Sent November 2016
Item 2 of 2Elgin Library, Local Heritage CentreWittets & Co CollectionDAW P207/1-4