Basic Site Details

Name: Colstoun House
Town, district or village: Haddington (near)
City or county: East Lothian
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 419021903 Alterations and additions
Item 2 of 41903  Alterations - new smoking room
Item 3 of 417 May 1907 DamageBurnt
Item 4 of 4Late 1907  Reconstruction after fire, retaining Lorimer's work


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 5George Washington BrowneArchitectA19021903Alterations and additions
Item 2 of 5John More Dick PeddieArchitectA19021903Alterations and additions
Item 3 of 5Peddie & Washington BrowneArchitectural practiceA19021903Alterations and additions
Item 4 of 5(Sir) Robert Stodart LorimerArchitect 1903 Alterations - new smoking room
Item 5 of 5John More Dick PeddieArchitectB1907 Reconstruction after fire, retaining Lorimer's work


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Baird, J G A, MP 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Baker, Sonia2009The Country Houses, Castles and Mansions of East Lothian Stenlake, Catrinepp 23-4
Item 2 of 3McWilliam, Colin1978Lothian (The Buildings of Scotland)  pp141-142
Item 3 of 3Savage, Peter1980Lorimer and the Edinburgh Craft Designers Edinburgh: Paul Harris Publishing, 1980 (also paperback ed, London & Edinburgh: Steve Savage, 2005)p174

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDick Peddie and McKay Collection DPM 1900/54/1/2-11 (for 1902-3 work) and DPM 1900/54/4 for 1907 work
Item 2 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSLorimer and Matthew Collection LOR C/19
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Robert Stodart Lorimer: F v17 p35 no1114 (microfilm reel 12)