Basic Site Details

Name: Dunbar Castle
City or county: East Lothian
Country: Scotland
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Castle Park Barracks  
Item 2 of 2Lauderdale House As per 'Scottish Buildings'

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 317901792Build/constructionElevations drawn October 1792
Item 2 of 31859 Alteration/conversionConverted to military quarters, well cut into east end
Item 3 of 31911 Build/constructionNeighbouring two-storey barracks built


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 3James AdamArchitectA17901792 
Item 2 of 3R & J AdamArchitectural practiceA17901792 
Item 3 of 3Robert AdamArchitectA17901792 


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Lauderdale, 8th Earl of 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 2 of 2McWilliam, Colin1978Lothian (The Buildings of Scotland)  p185