Basic Site Details

Name: Midfield
Town, district or village: Rosewell
City or county: Midlothian
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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Notes: Now a children's home

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 31700s  Original house
Item 2 of 31891  Entrance gates and lodge
Item 3 of 31914  Restoration, new east wing and garden layout. Woodwork throughout interior.


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 Macintyre Henry  1891 Entrance gates and lodge
Item 2 of 3(Sir) Robert Stodart Lorimer  1914 Restoration, new east wing and garden layout
Item 3 of 3Scott Morton & Co (later Scott Morton & Tynecastle Co Ltd; finally Scott Morton Ltd)  c. 1914 Woodwork throughout


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Hood, J A 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4McWilliam, Colin1978Lothian (The Buildings of Scotland)  pp326-327
Item 2 of 4RSA1891   532
Item 3 of 4RSA1897    
Item 4 of 4Savage, Peter1980Lorimer and the Edinburgh Craft Designers Edinburgh: Paul Harris Publishing, 1980 (also paperback ed, London & Edinburgh: Steve Savage, 2005)p176

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register13022 
Item 2 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSCowie and Seaton Collection CSE 1910/15/1 (drawing by Lorimer)
Item 3 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSLorimer and Matthew Collection LOR M/12
Item 4 of 4Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of ScotlandCanmore183278