Basic Site Details

Name: Dreghorn Castle
Town, district or village: Colinton
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: Castellated.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1 Yes 

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 3c. 1805 Alterations and additionsEnlargement and remodelling
Item 2 of 3December 1905August 1907 Alterations, gate lodge etc
Item 3 of 31958 Destruction/demolition 


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 2Archibald ElliotArchitectBc. 1805 Enlarged and remodelled.
Item 2 of 2(Sir) Robert Stodart LorimerArchitect 19051907Alterations, gate lodge etc


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Geddes, P Roy 
Item 2 of 2Trotter, AlexanderClient for Archibald Elliot work


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 2 of 3Small, J1883Castles and Mansions of the Lothians  volume i
Item 3 of 3The Beauties of Scotland1805   volume ii, p443

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Scots Magazine1808  p243

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 E/1