Basic Site Details

Name: Bonnyrigg Public Library
Town, district or village: Bonnyrigg
City or county: Midlothian
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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Alternative Names

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

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Bonnyrigg Public Library, Douglas CrescentYes 
Item 2 of 2Lothian StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 219081909Construction 
Item 2 of 21908  Competition (also opened this year)


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 5Joseph Marr JohnstonArchitect 1908 Competition design (unsuccessful)
Item 2 of 5Alfred GreigArchitectA19081909Won open competition to secure job
Item 3 of 5George Donaldson MacnivenArchitectA19081909Won open competition to secure job
Item 4 of 5Greig, Fairbairn & MacnivenArchitectural practiceA19081909Won open competition to secure job
Item 5 of 5Walter FairbairnArchitectA19081909Won open competition to secure job


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1McWilliam, Colin1978Lothian (The Buildings of Scotland)  p114

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register44134 
Item 2 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSJ & F Johnston Collection 3 sheets drawings
Item 3 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSRIAS Collection  
Item 4 of 4RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Walter Fairbairn: L v17 no1256; Alfred Greig: L v18 no1303; George Donaldson Macniven: L v19 no1441 & F no1588 (microfilm reel 13)