Basic Site Details

Name: Preston Hall
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 3  Plans drawn upNot executed
Item 2 of 31791 Build/construction 
Item 3 of 31794 Design exhibitedExhibited at the RA.


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 AdamArchitectA  Plans drawn up - not executed
Item 2 of 2Robert Mitchell B1791  


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Callender, AlexanderClient for the house by Robert Mitchell
Item 2 of 2Gordon, Duchess of 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Adam, William1820Vitruvius Scoticus  Plates 107-8
Item 2 of 3Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 3 of 3Mitchell, Robert1801Plans, etc of Buildings erected in England and Scotland; with An Essay to elucidate the Grecian, Roman, and Gothic Archi  Plates 9-13

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Country Life24 August 1961  24-31 August 1961