Basic Site Details

Name: Valleyfield House
Town, district or village: Penicuik
City or county: Midlothian
Country: Scotland
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Notes: Originally built as two houses for the surgeon and chaplain when the mills were converted to a military prison. Converted into one house by Robert Reid.

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 1c. 1810 Alteration/conversionConversion to one house


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 1Robert ReidArchitectAc. 1810 Conversion to single house


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Cowan family 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Noltie, Henry2016Indian Forester, Scottish Laird: the Botanical Livers of Hugh Cleghorn of Stravithie Edinburgh: Royal Botanic Gardenp127