Basic Site Details

Name: Niddrie House
City or county: Midlothian
Country: Scotland
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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 31735 Addition 
Item 2 of 31823 Addition 
Item 3 of 31959 Destruction/demolitionDemolished after fire


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 2William AdamArchitectAc. 1735 Additions
Item 2 of 2William BurnArchitectB1823 Enlargement


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Wauchope, AndrewClient for William Adam work
Item 2 of 2Wauchope, Colonel WilliamClient for William Burn work


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Adam, William1820Vitruvius Scoticus  Plates 114-115 - this design not carried out.
Item 2 of 3Anon1743Braco Case Petitions and Depositions  Andrew Wauchope states in this that 'Mr Adams built a Pavilion and Colonnades, and Office-houses for the Deponent, as also a Family Burial-Place, and Court before it of cut stone'.
Item 3 of 3Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Transactions1870  p125-8. List of works by Burn, compiled by T L Donaldson.

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Drawings Collection