Basic Site Details

Name: Saltoun Hall
City or county: East Lothian
Country: Scotland
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Notes: Plaque on lodge gives architect and date. Lodge is B Listed.

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 71803 ProposedProposed alterations
Item 2 of 718181826AdditionEnlargement
Item 3 of 71870  Gas works
Item 4 of 71913  South Lodge (information from plaque on lodge)
Item 5 of 71929  Alterations - new dining room
Item 6 of 71970 Alteration/conversionConversion of house and stables into flats
Item 7 of 71980 Build/constructionRood repairs


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 11John Thin B1801 Design for octagonal lodge and gateway - endorsed 'Mr Thin's plans 1801'
Item 2 of 11Robert Burn H1803 Proposed alterations
Item 3 of 11William Burn G18181826Enlarged
Item 4 of 11J Edmundson & Co  1870 Gas Works
Item 5 of 11William Beattie-Brown  1913 South Lodge
Item 6 of 11Rowand Anderson & Paul  1929 Alterations - new dining room
Item 7 of 11Hamish Haldane Haswell-Smith C1970 Conversion of house and stables into flats - job architect
Item 8 of 11Haswell-Smith & Partners C1970 Conversion of house and stables into flats
Item 9 of 11Alexander Esmé Gordon (or Esmé Gordon) A1980 Roof repairs
Item 10 of 11Gordon & Dey A1980 Roof repairs
Item 11 of 11William Gordon Dey A1980 Roof repairs


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 4Campbell, General John FletcherClient for 1803 alterations
Item 2 of 4Fletcher, AndrewClient for William Burn work
Item 3 of 4Fletcher, Edward TalbotClient for south lodge
Item 4 of 4Jell, RClient for conversion of 1970


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Allen, Nic (ed.) Scottish Architects in Conservation  pp39, 47
Item 2 of 4Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 3 of 4McWilliam, Colin1978Lothian (The Buildings of Scotland)  p424
Item 4 of 4RSA1915   587 (Beattie-Brown)

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder3 December 1915CIX  

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register18897Lodge
Item 2 of 4National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Register House Plans Original drawings (via NMRS?)
Item 3 of 4National Library of ScotlandFletcher of Saltoun archive97 
Item 4 of 4National Library of ScotlandManuscript CollectionMS 17873Drawings for Robert and William Burn work