Basic Site Details

Name: Loretto School, Loretto Villa
Town, district or village: Musselburgh
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 1Villa  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 419041906 Alterations including servants' wing
Item 2 of 419051960 New classrooms, science block and laboratory
Item 3 of 41910  Maid's room and sick rooms
Item 4 of 419361948 Oak panelling in dining hall, memorial panel and other internal alterations. Entrance gates


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 3(Sir) Robert Stodart LorimerArchitect 19051929Alterations including servants' wing and maid's room and sick rooms. Also internal alterations. Also new classrooms, sciemce block and laboratory
Item 2 of 3John Fraser MatthewArchitectAc. 1927c. 1960Internal alterations. Also new classrooms, sciemce block and laboratory, entrance gates
Item 3 of 3Lorimer & MatthewArchitectural practiceAc. 1927c. 1960New classrooms, science block and laboratory, entrance gates


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 L/10, LOR L/11, LOR L/24, LOR L/32, LOR L/33