Basic Site Details

Name: Preston House
Town, district or village: Linlithgow
City or county: West Lothian
Country: Scotland
Status: A Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: CHECK original drawings in Anderson collection: Thomas Brown?. The George Washington Browne work may be on Preston Lodge, East Lothian.

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 2c. 1844  House, lodge and gateway
Item 2 of 21884  Minor alterations


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 6Burn & BryceArchitectural practiceA1844 House, lodge and gateway
Item 2 of 6David BryceArchitectAc. 1844 House, lodge and gateway
Item 3 of 6(Sir) Robert Rowand AndersonArchitectB1884 Alterations?
Item 4 of 6George Washington BrowneArchitectB1884 Alterations?
Item 5 of 6Hew Maitland Wardrop (later Hew Montgomerie Wardrop)ArchitectB1884 Alterations?
Item 6 of 6Wardrop, Anderson & BrowneArchitectural practiceB1884 Alterations?


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Historic Scotland Lists     
Item 2 of 2McWilliam, Colin1978Lothian (The Buildings of Scotland)  p398

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 5Edinburgh University LibraryAnderson Collection (Plans and drawings) Thomas Brown drawing
Item 2 of 5Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register12983 
Item 3 of 5Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register12984 
Item 4 of 5National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Register House Plans RHP 3987
Item 5 of 5West Lothian CouncilWest Lothian Archives Perspective view by Burn and Bryce