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  


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


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  


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
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


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