Basic Site Details

Name: Cammo House
City or county: Midlothian
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: Demolished
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1New Saughton  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Cammo Road  

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41789 AdditionNew stair and cllar under the terrace.
Item 2 of 41814  New addition including new dining room
Item 3 of 4c. 1923 Alterations and additions(?)Plans in Cowie & Seaton collection - possibly for alterations by Leadbetter, Fairley & Reid, or perhaps simply sketches by Morton J H Cowie?
Item 4 of 41977 Destruction/demolitionAfter a fire

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 7John Clerk (Sir) (2nd Baronet)ArchitectDAfter 1710Before 1726New stabling.
Item 2 of 7James SalisburyArchitect, BuilderA1789 New stair and cellar under the terrace.
Item 3 of 7Thomas Brown of UphallArchitectC1814 New addition including new dining room
Item 4 of 7Morton John Heddell CowieArchitect c. 1923 Sketch plans in Cowie & Seaton collection; unclear whether for alterations (in which case probably by Leadbetter, Fairley & Reid) or simply study sketches by Cowie
Item 5 of 7James McLellan FairleyArchitectBc. 1923 Plans in Cowie & Seaton collection - possibly for alterations by Leadbetter, Fairley & Reid?
Item 6 of 7Leadbetter, Fairley & ReidArchitectural practiceBc. 1923 Plans in Cowie & Seaton collection - possibly for alterations by Leadbetter, Fairley & Reid?
Item 7 of 7Robert Stirling ReidArchitectBc. 1923 Plans in Cowie & Seaton collection - possibly for alterations by Leadbetter, Fairley & Reid?

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Watson, James 

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Child Structures

This structure or site has the following component or child structures (click on an item to view details):
 Building NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Cammo House, memorialCammo House itself has been demolished (see separate entry).

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Gifts and depositsGD 150/3199/10-12GD 150/3352-3 esp. 3353/77
Item 2 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSCowie and Seaton Collection CSE 1920/92/1 - unclear whether these plans are for alterations or are simply study sketches
Item 3 of 3Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of ScotlandCanmore50712