Basic Site Details

Name: Craigcrook Castle
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21836 AdditionAdditions
Item 2 of 2c. 1891  Additions (billiard room etc)


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 2William Henry PlayfairArchitectA1835 Additions for Francis Jeffrey, Lord Jeffrey
Item 2 of 2Thomas Greenshields LeadbetterArchitect c. 1891 Additions (billiard room etc)


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Croall, RobertClient for Leadbetter additions
Item 2 of 2Jeffrey, Francis, Lord JeffreyClient for Playfair additions

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 1Craigcrook Castle, walled garden, office block 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 5Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 2 of 5Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp533
Item 3 of 5Hannan, Thomas1928Famous Scottish Houses  Lowlands volume, p69-72
Item 4 of 5Small, J1883Castles and Mansions of the Lothians   
Item 5 of 5Taylor, J1892Lord Jeffrey and Craigcrook Edinburgh 

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Edinburgh University LibraryPlans14Playfair drawings
Item 2 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register28014