Basic Site Details

Name: Burgh Chambers
Town, district or village: Dalkeith
City or county: Midlothian
Country: Scotland
Status: B listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost c.2000

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Municipal BuildingsYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 12-8, Buccleuch StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31882  Original building
Item 2 of 31908  Enlargement
Item 3 of 324 April 1908  Extension opened


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 4James Pearson Alison  1882  
Item 2 of 4Charles Henry Greig  After 1902Before 1911Competition designs - for enlargement - won competition and secured job
Item 3 of 4Harold Ogle Tarbolton A1908 Enlargement - unsuccessful competition designs for extension?
Item 4 of 4Hay Henderson & Tarbolton A1908 Enlargement - unsuccessful competition designs for extension?


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1McWilliam, Colin1978Lothian (The Buildings of Scotland)  p164

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Dalkeith Advertiser23 February 1882   
Item 2 of 4Dalkeith Advertiser12 October 1882   
Item 3 of 4Dalkeith Advertiser14 May 1905   
Item 4 of 4Dalkeith Advertiser30 April 1908   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register243342-8 (Even Nos) Buccleuch Street, Municipal Buildings
Item 2 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Charles Henry Greig: L v22 no1710
Item 3 of 3Uncertain locationBurgh of Dalkeith Minute Books 1878 -86 (MBC/5/8), 1902-07 (MBC/5/11)