Basic Site Details

Name: Town House
Town, district or village: Haddington
City or county: East Lothian
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 417421745Build/construction 
Item 2 of 41788 AdditionAssembly Rooms added
Item 3 of 418301831AdditionSteeple added
Item 4 of 41952 Alterations and additionsRepairs to court room and new neo-Georgian vestibule


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 3William Adam B17421745Elevations produced in 1742 but nothing remaining from this period
Item 2 of 3James Gillespie Graham C18301831Addition of spire
Item 3 of 3Peter Rice Whiston A1952 Repairs to court room and new neo-Georgian vestibule


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 2 of 4McWilliam, Colin1978Lothian (The Buildings of Scotland)  p238
Item 3 of 4Miller, James1900History of Haddington  p228
Item 4 of 4RCAHMS1996Tolbooths and Town-Houses: Civic Architecture in Scotland to 1833 London: The Stationery Officepp104-105

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1NASHaddington Town Council Minutes 10 June 1742