Basic Site Details

Name: Eldin House
Town, district or village: Bonnyrigg/Lasswade
City or county: Midlothian
Country: Scotland
Status: C Listed
Grid ref:

Alternative Names

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

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2House  
Item 2 of 2Hospice  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31863  Sketch exhibited; unclear whether any work carried out
Item 2 of 3Mid 1800s  Extensive rebuilding
Item 3 of 31933  Addition of dormitory and school block


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 Lambie Moffatt (originally William Lambie Moffat)Architect 1863 Exhibited sketch; almost certainly responsible for extensive rebuilding of this period
Item 2 of 4George ReidArchitectB1933 Addition of dormitory and school block
Item 3 of 4James Smith ForbesArchitectB1933 Addition of dormitory and school block
Item 4 of 4Reid & ForbesArchitectural practiceB1933 Addition of dormitory and school block


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Moffat, HenryClient for 1863 work
Item 2 of 2The Sisters of Nazareth 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4McWilliam, Colin1978Lothian (The Buildings of Scotland)  p114
Item 2 of 4Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts1943   767
Item 3 of 4RSA1863   661
Item 4 of 4RSA1933   543 (first block)

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register44128 
Item 2 of 2Professor David M Walker personal archiveProfessor David M Walker, notes and collection of archive material Photograph of drawing - courtesy of Professor H K Moffatt