Basic Site Details

Name: Muir House
Town, district or village: Juniper Green
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: The music room in this house is 30 feet by 21 feet, panelled in wood throughout, giving excellent acoustic properties. The artificial lighting is in the ceiling and the floor is of oak, suitable for dancing. The spaces on either side of the alcove are used for garden entrance and heating chamber on the one side and as an instrument room and green room on the other side. The alcove is fitted with flood lighting over the arch, which can be adjusted as footlights when the alcove is used as a stage. The architect is Mr M M Ochterlony [Builder 26 April 1929 p764]

Alternative Names

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

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11929 AdditionMusic room added


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 1(Sir) Matthew Montgomerie OchterlonyArchitect 1929 Addition of music room


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Mackay, Dr 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1RSA1929   652

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder26 April 1929CXXXVI pp764 - notes, pp768-9 - illustrations

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Matthew Montgomerie Ochterlony: F no3077 (box 16)