Basic Site Details

Name: Dundas Castle
City or county: Midlothian
Country: Scotland
Status: A Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: [1.5 km south of South Queensferry.] Information from Stewart Clark family.

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 31818  Original building
Item 2 of 3After 1902Before 1911 Internal refitting/reconstruction
Item 3 of 31929  New gates


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 5William Burn  1818 Original building
Item 2 of 5Charles Henry Greig  After 1902Before 1911Internal refitting/reconstruction - date (from 'Buildings of Scotland') may not be accurate. HS List says the date is 1900
Item 3 of 5J M Dick Peddie & Walker Todd A1929 New gates
Item 4 of 5Sydney Houghton Miller A1929 New gates
Item 5 of 5William James Walker Todd A1929 New gates


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Dundas, JamesHouse by Burn


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 2 of 3McWilliam, Colin1978Lothian (The Buildings of Scotland)  pp190-191 (gives date of Greig's refitting as 1900 but this appears to be inaccurate as it was before Grieg went into independent practice)
Item 3 of 3Neale, J P1825Seats2nd series ii

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Country Life27 May 2004   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 6Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register5512 
Item 2 of 6National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Register House PlansRHP 12672 et seq. 
Item 3 of 6National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDick Peddie and McKay Collection DPM 1928/66
Item 4 of 6RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Drawings Collection  
Item 5 of 6RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Drawings Collection  
Item 6 of 6RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Charles Henry Greig: L v22 no1710