Basic Site Details

Name: Glencorse Barracks
Town, district or village: Penicuik
City or county: Midlothian
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: No reference. May have designed, through Capt C W Cowan, part of Glencorse barracks, now rebuilt. Old photos show plain buildings with battered podium and detail with Pilkingtonian touches.

Cost of 1964 alterations 650,000

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 3Before 1888   
Item 2 of 31938  New sanitary block
Item 3 of 31964 Alteration/conversion 


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 8Frederick Thomas PilkingtonArchitect 1888 or before 1888 May be architect of part of barracks.
Item 2 of 8Carr & HowardArchitectural practiceA1938 New sanitary block
Item 3 of 8David CarrArchitectA1938 New sanitary block
Item 4 of 8Gibson, Laing & PartnersArchitectural practiceD1964 Alterations? additions?
Item 5 of 8James William LaingArchitectD1964 Alterations? additions?
Item 6 of 8John Mitchell WoodArchitectD1964 Alterations? additions?
Item 7 of 8Robert Gellatly Rigg BrownArchitectD1964 Alterations? additions?
Item 8 of 8William Brook SampsonArchitectD1964 Alterations? additions?


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1War Office1964 work


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSLorimer and Matthew Collection LOR G/45