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Main Place Details

Reference No.:
 PN005003
Building No.:
 
Building Name:
 GLENFARCLAS DISTILLERY
Location:
 
Town/Village:
 
Parish:
 INVERAVON
More Details:
 

Ordance Survey Details

1st Edition OS Ref.:
 
2nd Edition OS Ref.:
 
3rd Edition OS Ref.:
 
4th Edition OS Ref.:
 212 381

Census 1841-1901 Details

Census 1841:
 
Census 1851:
 
Census 1861:
 
Census 1871:
 
Census 1881:
 
Census 1891:
 
Census 1901:
 

Newspaper Articles

Newspaper
Description
 Date
 Page/Column
COURANT
description of distillery
27/10/1865
6/1
BA
shipment of whisky by G & J G Smith
28/06/1893
5/2
NS
ball for workmen & tradesmen
30/10/1897
5/7
BA
mention of alterations
29/12/1897
5/4
NS
reconstruction of distillery
04/02/1898
5/6-7
BA
death of Robert MacKenzie, maltman, after being overcome by fumes
17/11/1898
5/1
NS
purchase of distillery by George Grant of Glenfarclas from Sir George Macpherson Grant of Ballindalloch
01/02/1930
 - 
NS
Gold Seal award for 15-year old malt whisky
03/07/1971
8/8
NS
award of gold seal for best whisky by Club Oenologique
08/07/1978
 - 
NS
crayfish breeding at distillery
16/12/1978
11/3-5
NS
appointment of new filling agents
23/01/1982
17/5-7
NS
responsibility of Saccone & Speed Ltd for marketing and distribution
03/07/1982
14/5-6
NS
planning application for extension to distillery
21/05/1983
12/6
NS
presentation of gold medal for
23/07/1983
10/6
NS
"Loo of the year" plaque for toilet facilities at distillery
22/12/1989
18/3
NS
visit to distillery by Ian McCaskill, TV weatherman
25/05/1990
1/6-9
NS
visit by Ian McCaskill
25/05/1990
2/9-10
NS
Rotary Club ball
13/07/1990
26/1-2
NS
renovation of waterwheel
04/03/1994
3/3-7
NS
visit by Kenneth Clarke, chancellor of the exchequer
20/05/1994
11/1-7
BH
appointment of Waverley Vintners Ltd as sole UK distributer of Glenfarclas whisky
26/05/1995
3/1
BH
appointment of Waverley Vintners Ltd as sole UK distributer of Glenfarclas whisky
26/05/1995
3/1
BH
settlement over unauthorised use of "Glenfarclas" name
25/10/1996
7/4
BH
settlement over unauthorised use of "Glenfarclas" name
25/10/1996
7/4
NS
settlement by Whyte & Whyte Importers Ltd, Chicago, USA, over unauthorised use of "Glenfarclas" name
25/10/1996
7/1-2
PJ
production of 40-year old malt whisky to celebrate Millennium
08/07/1999
5/4-6
NS
production of "Millennium Classic Whisky"
16/07/1999
11/1-10
PJ
production of millennium malt
26/02/2000
6/2-7

Miscellaneous Articles

Date
Description
Reference
General
1887
history and description of distillery in "The whisky distilleries of the United Kingdom" by Alfred Barnard
L 663.52
Miscellaneous
c. 1975
wall chart showing whisky making etc.
Map 485
1993-1996
tourist leaflets
LMisc187
Photographs & Illustrations
1969
bus shelter
ZCBb DE3/969/ 256
Plans & Maps
1896
alterations & additions to distillery
DGV P218/1-9
1897
warehouse
DGV P218/11
1948
pump house
DGV P218/14
1950
implement shed
DGV P218/15
1955
warehouse
DGV P218/16
1955
generator house
DGV P218/17
1956
warehouse
DGV P218/18-19
1958
buildings at farm steading
LDK P12/1
1959
base to steel stalk & flue
LDK P12/2
1962
cattle court
LDK P12/3
1966
yeast house
ZCBb D3/966/96
1966
storage sheds at manager's house
ZCBb D3/966/97
1966
bonded warehouse
ZCBb D3/966/174
1967
bonded warehouse
ZCBb D3/967/24
1967
alteration to distillery
ZCBb DE3/967/97
1967
alterations to still room
ZCBb D3/967/73
1968
alterations to mash house
ZCBb D3/968/36
1968
heightening of wall
ZCBb DE3/968/52
1968
feeds recovery plant
ZCBb D3/968/140
1969
bonded warehouse
ZCBb D3/969/69
1969
bathroom & larder in manager's house
ZCBb D3/969/102
1970
effluent treatment plant
ZCBb D3/970/68
1970
extension to effluent treatment plant
ZCBb DE3/970/67
1972
visitors' centre
ZCBb D3/972/284
1972
bonded warehouse
ZCBb D3/972/369
1974
chimney
ZCBb D3/974/278
1980
alterations to buildings
ZDMm D3/980/711
1982
alterations to distillery
ZDMm D3/982/829
1982
domestic garage
ZDMm D3/982/945
1983
extension to distillery
ZDMm D3/983/463
1896
grain loft, kilns, dry malt deposit etc.
DGV P218/10
1934
restorations to brewer's & excise officer's houses after fire
DGV P218/12-13
1966
bonded warehouse
ZCBb DE3/966/ 343
1966
yeast house
ZCBb DE3/966/ 168
1966
sheds
ZCBb DE3/966/ 172
1968
buildings & plant
ZCBb DE3/968/ 158
1968
buildings
ZCBb DE3/968/ 266
1969
bonded warehouse
ZCBb DE3/969/ 122
1969
bus shelter at road end
ZCBb DE3/969/ 209
1972
gas storage vessels, pipe line etc.
ZCBb DE3/972/ 718
1972
visitors' centre
ZCBb DE3/972/ 511
1972
warehouse
ZCBb DE3/972/ 682
1973
demolition of chimney & replacement with two steel chimneys
ZCBb D3/973/224
1974
chimney & two condensers
ZCBb DE3/973/ 624
1974
alterations to distillery
ZCBb DE3/974/ 224
1974
conversion of buildings to tun room, mash house & mill room
ZCBb D3/974/328
Planning Applications
1956
warehouse
ZCBb DE3/956/61
1958
duty free warehouse
ZCBb DE3/958/16
1959
still house & receiver room
ZCBb DE3/959/62
1960
warehouse
ZCBb DE3/960/55
1964
alterations & extension to distillery
ZCBb DE3/964/86
1964
flat & garage
ZCBb DE3/964/85
1948
pump house
ZCBb DE3/948/ 387
1949
elevator tower & hopper
ZCBb DE3/949/ 516
1961
augmentation of water supply
ZCBb DE3/961/ 101
1963
effluent treatment plant
ZCBb DE3/963/ 109
1963
office block
ZCBb DE3/963/ 201
1964
garage & workshop
ZCBb DE3/964/ 141