Basic Site Details

Name: Torsonce House
Town, district or village: Stow
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  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 2c. 1868   
Item 2 of 21869 Design 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 4David Bryce (junior)Architect c. 1868  
Item 2 of 4Andrew Stewart BrownArchitect, SurveyorA19921996New house using salvaged material from old house
Item 3 of 4James Walter Thorburn Simpson A19921996New house using salvaged material from old house
Item 4 of 4Simpson & BrownArchitectural practiceA19921996New house using salvaged material from old house


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Inglis, HenryClient of 1868 house


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 5Architects Engineers and Building Trades Directory1868Architect's, Engineer's and Building Trades' Directory London, Wyman 
Item 2 of 5Cruft, Kitty, Dunbar, John and Fawcett, Richard2006Borders (The Buildings of Scotland) New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp726
Item 3 of 5McWilliam, Colin1978Lothian (The Buildings of Scotland)  p451
Item 4 of 5RSA1869   827
Item 5 of 5Simpson & Brown2012Simpson & Brown Architects:Thirty-five years in practice 1977-2012