Basic Site Details

Name: Clifton Hall
Town, district or village: Newbridge
City or county: Midlothian
Country: Scotland
Status: A Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Near Kirkliston. Now a school.

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 4October 1848  Alternative plans submitted by Maitland Wardrop
Item 2 of 418501851 Bryce's original work
Item 3 of 41868  Bryce designed Baronial addition, not built
Item 4 of 41885  Design for new billiard room exhibited


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 6James Maitland WardropArchitect 1848 Alternative plans submitted
Item 2 of 6David BryceArchitectA1851  
Item 3 of 6David BryceArchitectB1868 Proposed Baronial addition - not built
Item 4 of 6Thomas Greenshields LeadbetterArchitectC1885 Design for billiard room exhibited
Item 5 of 6John Ross McKayArchitectD1934 Alterations?
Item 6 of 6Richardson & McKayArchitectural practiceD1934 Alterations? (McKay responsible)


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Gibson-Maitland, Sir Alexander of Clifton Hall and Barnton Bt. 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3McWilliam, Colin1978Lothian (The Buildings of Scotland)  p137
Item 2 of 3RSA1852   505
Item 3 of 3RSA1885   884 for new billiard room by Leadbetter

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder27 May 1876XXXIV Obituary of David Bryce

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Clifton Hall ArchivesClifton Hall Plans Client's plans for Bryce's 1868 designs and Maitland Wardrop's designs
Item 2 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register26891 
Item 3 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDick Peddie and McKay Collection Richardson & McKay drawings for alterations?
Item 4 of 4Newliston House, BroxburnNewliston House Archives Perspective view of entrance front