Basic Site Details

Name: Palace of Holyroodhouse, Abbey Court House
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: A listed
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The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 218221823Reconstruction 
Item 2 of 21857  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 2Robert ReidArchitectB18221823 
Item 2 of 2Robert MathesonArchitect 1857  


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Caddell, Patrick1985The Abbey Court & High Constables & Guard of Honour of Holyroodhouse   
Item 2 of 4Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 3 of 4Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp141
Item 4 of 4RCAHMS Inventory of Edinburgh  no 87

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register28027 
Item 2 of 2National Records of Scotland (formerly SRO, later NAS)Ministry of Works files Includes General Report on Works executed at Holyroodhouse by Reid, 1836.