Basic Site Details

Name: Craigiehall Temple
Town, district or village: South Queensferry
City or county: West Lothian
Country: Scotland
Status: A listed
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Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11759 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 3James AdamArchitectA1759  
Item 2 of 3John AdamArchitectA1759  
Item 3 of 3Robert AdamArchitectA1759  


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Hope-Weir, CharlesCharles Hope-Weir was the proprietor of Craigiehall estate in the mid-18th century. He undertook a Grand Tour in France and Italy with Robert Adam from 1754-55. He was inspired by things he had seen on his travels and set about improving his estate on his return to Scotland. As well as the grotto he commissioned the Adam brothers to design Craigiehall Temple and Criagiehall Bridge and an ornamental lake.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Innes, C B1996Craigiehall: The story of a fine Scots country house  Army Headquarters Scotland 

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register26928