Basic Site Details

Name: New Crookston House
Town, district or village: Stow (near)
City or county: Midlothian
Country: Scotland
Status: B listed
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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 418161819  
Item 2 of 418601864 Jacobean reconstruction
Item 3 of 419371938 Alterations (including new staircase and addition of rooflight above)
Item 4 of 419451947Alterations and additionsFurther alterations


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 8Brown & Wardrop A18601864Reconstruction
Item 2 of 8James Maitland Wardrop A18601864Reconstruction
Item 3 of 8Thomas Brown II A18601864Reconstruction
Item 4 of 8Thomas McCrae B19371938Alterations
Item 5 of 8David John Chisholm G19451947Further alterations
Item 6 of 8Ernest Arthur Oliphant Auldjo Jamieson G19451947Further alterations
Item 7 of 8John Ross McKay G19451947Further alterations
Item 8 of 8Dick Peddie, McKay & Jamieson Gc. 19451947Further alterations


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Borthwick, Henry1937c alterations
Item 2 of 2Borthwick, John of Crookston1860s work


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Cruft, Kitty, Dunbar, John and Fawcett, Richard2006Borders (The Buildings of Scotland) New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp203
Item 2 of 4McWilliam, Colin1978Lothian (The Buildings of Scotland)  p148
Item 3 of 4Small, J1883Castles and Mansions of the Lothians   
Item 4 of 4Strang, Charles Alexander1994Borders and Berwick: An Illustrated Architectural Guide  p193

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 5Edinburgh University LibraryAnderson Collection (Plans and drawings)  
Item 2 of 5Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register13895 
Item 3 of 5Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register51010Gate lodge (C listed)
Item 4 of 5National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDick Peddie and McKay Collection DPM/1940/98/1-5: 1863-70 and 1937-38 alterations
Item 5 of 5National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings CollectionMLD 140/1-5Plans by McCrae