Basic Site Details

Name: Ratho House
Town, district or village: Ratho
City or county: Midlothian
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: The property changed its name from Ratho House to Ratho Park when it was bought by John Dougal of Nairnshire in 1868

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Ratho Park  
Item 2 of 2Ratho Park Golf Club  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21824  Original house
Item 2 of 21868  Minor alterations


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 4William BurnArchitect 1824 Original house
Item 2 of 4Charles George Hood KinnearArchitectA1868 Minor alterations
Item 3 of 4John Dick PeddieArchitectA1868 Minor alterations
Item 4 of 4Peddie & KinnearArchitectural practiceA1868 Minor alterations


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 3Love, John T Ratho Park Golf Club,  Accessed 2013
Item 3 of 3Walker, D M1976William Burn Seven Victorian Architectsp16

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Transactions1870  p125-128 List of works by Burn compiled by T L Donaldson

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/1860/98/1
Item 2 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings Collection Burn drawings. MLD/71/1-15.
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Drawings Collection Reference given by Colvin.