Basic Site Details

Name: Inveresk Union Poorhouse
Town, district or village: Inveresk
City or county: Midlothian
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Closed down.

Alternative Names

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 6June 1853  Drawings dated but not built at that time
Item 2 of 6September 1860  Revision of 1853 scheme dated
Item 3 of 6December 1860  Date of drawings of executed scheme
Item 4 of 61896  Sick wards
Item 5 of 61903  Further work?
Item 6 of 61949 Plans drawn up 


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 7John Dick PeddieArchitect 1853  
Item 2 of 7Charles George Hood KinnearArchitectA1860  
Item 3 of 7John Dick PeddieArchitectA1860  
Item 4 of 7Peddie & KinnearArchitectural practiceA1860  
Item 5 of 7William ConstableArchitectB1896 Sick wards
Item 6 of 7William ConstableArchitectC1903 Further work?
Item 7 of 7Ian Marshall Torrance Samuel Architect, Town PlannerA1949 Measured drawing - as apprentice architect


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Richardson, HarrietN.D.Scottish Hospitals Survey Unpublished typescript (copy in DMW Archive)Listed as Wedderburn House (brief entry)

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Courtesy of Ian M T SamuelInformation sent to Yvonne Hillyard March 2012  
Item 2 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDick Peddie and McKay Collection DPM 1850/3/8, 1870/58/1
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers William Constable: L v10 no1190