Basic Site Details

Name: Muirfield Golf Course
Town, district or village: Gullane
City or county: East Lothian
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
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Notes: Green keeper's cottage also known as Forrest Cottage.

Some of the information about the clubhouse would appear to conflict.

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 3Cottage  
Item 2 of 3Golf Club  
Item 3 of 3Clubhouse  

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 71891 Build/constructionOriginal clubhouse which consisted of 7 bedrooms, kitchen and office accommodation, small committe dining room and great hall/clubroom.
Item 2 of 71895 AdditionScheme for more dressing accommodation - extent of work not known.
Item 3 of 71897  Golf clubhouse
Item 4 of 71906 AdditionExtension with staff quarters to west and increased changing room and laundry facilities to east.
Item 5 of 71924  Cottage, stable, greenkeeper's cottage and proposed car shelter
Item 6 of 71928  New golf clubhouse
Item 7 of 71970s Alterations and additionsAlterations and extensions

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 19Benjamin Hall Blyth IIArchitect, EngineerD1891 Original clubhouse which consisted of 7 bedrooms, kitchen and office accommodation, small committe dining room and great hall/clubroom. Blyth was a club member.
Item 2 of 19Benjamin Hall Blyth IIArchitect, EngineerD1895 Scheme for more dressing accommodation - extent of work not known.
Item 3 of 19George Washington BrowneArchitectC1897 Golf clubhouse
Item 4 of 19John More Dick PeddieArchitectC1897 Golf clubhouse
Item 5 of 19Peddie & Washington BrowneArchitectural practiceC1897 Golf clubhouse
Item 6 of 19George Washington BrowneArchitectF1906 Extension with staff quarters to west and increased changing room and laundry facilities to east.
Item 7 of 19John More Dick PeddieArchitectF1906 Extension with staff quarters to west and increased changing room and laundry facilities to east.
Item 8 of 19Peddie & Washington BrowneArchitectural practiceF1906 Extension with staff quarters to west and increased changing room and laundry facilities to east.
Item 9 of 19James McLellan FairleyArchitectA1924 Cottage, stable, greenkeeper's cottage and proposed car shelter
Item 10 of 19Leadbetter, Fairley & ReidArchitectural practiceA1924 Cottage, stable, greenkeeper's cottage and proposed car shelter
Item 11 of 19Robert Stirling ReidArchitectA1924 Cottage, stable, greenkeeper's cottage and proposed car shelter
Item 12 of 19James McLellan FairleyArchitectB1928 New golf clubhouse
Item 13 of 19Leadbetter, Fairley & ReidArchitectural practiceB1928 New golf clubhouse
Item 14 of 19Robert Stirling ReidArchitectB1928 New golf clubhouse
Item 15 of 19Colin Robert CampbellArchitectE1970s Alterations and extensions
Item 16 of 19Dick Peddie & McKayArchitectural practiceE1970s Alterations and extensions
Item 17 of 19Michael Charles HendersonArchitectE1970s Alterations and extensions
Item 18 of 19Norman J Millar E1970s Alterations and extensions
Item 19 of 19Ronald McDonald MalcolmArchitectE1970s Alterations and extensions

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Anon Muirfield   
Item 2 of 4Diedrich, Richard J, FAIA2012Legendary Golf Clubhouses of the US and Great Britain Atlantap110-113
Item 3 of 4Hutchinson, Horace1897British Golf Links Repub,ished 2005p221
Item 4 of 4RIBA1980Directory of Practices 1980   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 5National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSCowie and Seaton Collection CSE 1920/66/1-2, 1920/67/1, 1920/68/1
Item 2 of 5National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDick Peddie and McKay Collection DPM 1890/69/6
Item 3 of 5Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of ScotlandCanmore208847Proposed car shelter
Item 4 of 5Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of ScotlandCanmore208846Green Keeper's Cottage
Item 5 of 5Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of ScotlandCanmore208848Stable