Basic Site Details

Name: Dalkeith Union Poorhouse
Town, district or village: Dalkeith
City or county: Midlothian
Country: Scotland
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Alternative Names

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

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 317 April 1847  Perspective of proposed poorhouse (Burn & Bryce)
Item 2 of 318481849  
Item 3 of 31949 Plans drawn up 


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 5Burn & BryceArchitectural practiceA1847 Scheme drawn up - not selected for job
Item 2 of 5David BryceArchitectA1847 Scheme drawn up - not selected for job
Item 3 of 5William BurnArchitectA1847 Scheme drawn up - not selected for job
Item 4 of 5William Lambie Moffatt (originally William Lambie Moffat)Architect 18481849 
Item 5 of 5Ian Marshall Torrance Samuel Architect, Town PlannerF1949 Measured drawings - as apprentice architect


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Architects Engineers and Building Trades Directory1868Architect's, Engineer's and Building Trades' Directory London, Wyman 
Item 2 of 2Richardson, HarrietN.D.Scottish Hospitals Survey Unpublished typescript (copy in DMW Archive) 

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Courtesy of Ian M T SamuelInformation sent to Yvonne Hillyard March 2012  
Item 2 of 2National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Buccleuch Papers Perspective - scehem by Burn & Bryce