Basic Site Details

Name: Elphinstone Tower Farmhouse
Town, district or village: Tranent
City or county: East Lothian
Country: Scotland
Status: B listed
Grid ref:
Notes: The Tower is an L-plan Baronial style villa. The origibnal tower is now demolished. HS attribute it to Peddie & Kinnear on stylistic grounds (on grounds of similarity to Sunnyside Farmhouse) but documentary evdence suggests otherwise.

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11865 Build/construction 


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 3Brown & WardropArchitectural practiceA1865  
Item 2 of 3Thomas Brown IIArchitectA1865  
Item 3 of 3James Maitland WardropArchitectA1965  


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Haddingtonshire Courier1865   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Courtesy of Craig StathamInformation sent via Contacts page on DSA website Sent July 2010
Item 2 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register19069