Basic Site Details

Name: County Buildings
Town, district or village: Haddington
City or county: East Lothian
Country: Scotland
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Notes: Tudor Gothic

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1The County Court House  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Court StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 51833  Original building
Item 2 of 51911 AdditionDate for additions given by Colvin
Item 3 of 51914  Addition
Item 4 of 51931  Extension on Court Street
Item 5 of 51956 AdditionS extension


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 8William Burn B1833  
Item 2 of 8Francis Farquharson D1833  
Item 3 of 8J M Dick Peddie & Forbes Smith C1914 Addition
Item 4 of 8James Forbes Smith C1914 Addition
Item 5 of 8John More Dick Peddie C1914 Addition
Item 6 of 8J M Dick Peddie & Walker Todd A1931 Extension on Court Street
Item 7 of 8William James Walker Todd A1931 Extension on Court Street
Item 8 of 8Peter Rice Whiston J1956 S extension


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)  p238-9
Item 3 of 3Miller, James1900History of Haddington  p228

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Transactions1870  p125-8. List of works by Burn compiled by T L Donaldson

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 5Courtesy of Craig StathamInformation sent via Contacts page on DSA website Additional information sent January 2010
Item 2 of 5Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register34260 
Item 3 of 5National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDick Peddie and McKay Collection DPM 1910/17/10
Item 4 of 5National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSNMRS Architects Index  
Item 5 of 5RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers William James Walker Todd: L no3917 (box 18) & F no 2948 (box 14)