Basic Site Details

Name: Middleton House
Town, district or village: Gorebridge (near)
City or county: Midlothian
Country: Scotland
Parish: Borthwick
Status: A Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost of J M Henry work: 10,000.

See separate entry for Middleton Hall, Uphall, which Historic Scotland Lists claim was altered by Henry at this period: the latter may be an error as primary sources confirm that he altered the house near Gorebridge.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Adult Education Centre, Middleton  
Item 2 of 2Middleton HallYes 

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Country House  
Item 2 of 2EDUCATION  

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31710  Main body of house
Item 2 of 318981902 Additions and interiors for Edward Moss; new stable court, sewage scheme and electric lighting. Linking blocks to end pavilions raised and balustraded steps added.
Item 3 of 31962 Alterations and additionsConversion of house and stable block to adult education centre.

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 2James Macintyre HenryArchitectD18981902Additions and interiors for Edward Moss; new stable court, sewage scheme and electric lighting. Linking blocks to end pavilions raised and balustraded steps added.
Item 2 of 2Stanley Patrick Ross-SmithArchitectB1962 Conversion of house and stable block to conference use.

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 2Moss, EdwardFor J M Henry work
Item 2 of 2Scottish National Camps Ltd.Client for 1962 work

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 5Edinburgh Architectural Association1907Edinburgh Architectural Association Exhibition Catalogue Edinburghno 204 (J M Henry work)
Item 2 of 5McWilliam, Colin1978Lothian (The Buildings of Scotland)  p326
Item 3 of 5RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   
Item 4 of 5RIBA1975RIBA Directory of practices   
Item 5 of 5Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts1905   440

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register806 
Item 2 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSNMRS Manuscripts MS/132/6 (Notman specification)
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers James Macintyre Henry: F v14 p77 no895 (microfilm reel 11)