Basic Site Details

Name: Penicuik House stables
Town, district or village: Penicuik
City or county: Midlothian
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21760s Build/constructionIncludes Gibbsian steeple and 'Arthur's Oven', a reproduction of the domed Roman building in Stirlingshire.
Item 2 of 219001902 Conversion of stables to new house

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 4James Clerk (Sir)ArchitectA1760s Includes Gibbsian steeple and 'Arthur's Oven', a reproduction of the domed Roman building in Stirlingshire.
Item 2 of 4Henry ('Harry') Ramsay TaylorArchitectA19001902Conversion of stables to new house
Item 3 of 4James LesselsArchitectA19001902Conversion of stables to new house
Item 4 of 4James Lessels and Harry Ramsay TaylorArchitectural practiceA19001902Conversion of stables to new house

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Aymee, Lady Clerk 

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Parent Structure and Site

This structure is related to the following parent structure or site (click the item to view details):
 Building nameNotes
Item 1 of 1Penicuik HouseSir James Clerk consulted one of the Adam family, perhaps John Adam, who subsequently provided timber for the house.

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 2 of 2McWilliam, Colin1978Lothian (The Buildings of Scotland)  p387