Basic Biographical Details

Name: Horne & Murray
Designation: Architectural practice
Started: 1920
Bio Notes: David Edmund Attree Horne was born in 1875, and was articled to Arthur Rowland Baker in London from 1890 to 1895, undertaking studies at unidentified institutions. He was subsequently assistant to George Thomas Hine in Nottingham from 1895 to 1898. He worked in the War Office Sheerness Architects Department in 1898, in H M Office of Works from 1898 to 1900 and again in the War Office from 1900 to 1903. During these early years he made study tours which were confined to England, visiting Salisbury, Exeter, Romsey, Christchurch, Winchester, Rye, Canterbury, St Albans and Windsor, among other places.

In 1903 he commenced practice at Golspie, Sutherland, as architect to the Sutherland Estate. He was admitted LRIBA on 30 January 1911, his proposers being Hine, and Hallam Carter Pegg and John Kirkland, both of Hine's office. In 1920 he took into partnership George Murray, who continued the practice after Horne's death.

Horne designed and executed many lodges and buildings on the Sutherland estate. He worked also for the Duke of Westminster.

Horne died on 29 January 1937.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architectural practice:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 1Golspie, Sutherland, ScotlandBusiness   

Employment and Training

Employees or Pupils

The following individuals were employed or trained by this architectural practice (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 4David Edmund Attree Horne19201929Partner 
Item 2 of 4George Murray1920After 1935Partner 
Item 3 of 4John Lamont Coghill19301933Apprentice 
Item 4 of 4John Lamont Coghill19351935AssistantDuring academic holidays only

Buildings and Designs

This architectural practice was involved with the following buildings or structures from the date specified (click on an item to view details):
 Date startedBuilding nameTown, district or villageIslandCity or countyCountryNotes
Item 1 of 21932Rosehall Estate, the Cone HouseStrath Oykel SutherlandScotlandConverted to a dwelling house from estate barn later used for seasoning cones
Item 2 of 21935 or 1936Lawson Memorial HospitalGolspie SutherlandScotlandCambusmore Wing


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architectural practice:
Item 1 of 1Measurers\' Companion1911The Scottish Architects' and Measurers' Companion