Basic Site Details

Name: Cakemuir Castle
Town, district or village: Crichton
City or county: Midlothian
Country: Scotland
Status: B listed
Grid ref:
Notes: HS Lists give Neil & Hurd c.1952 for the alterations, but the partnership had dissolved by that date; it is unclear whether the alterations had begun by 1950 (prior to its dissolution) or whether Hurd was solely responsible.

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 3c. 1564   
Item 2 of 31926  Modernised
Item 3 of 3c. 1950(?)c. 1952 Alterations


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 5Arthur Forman Balfour PaulArchitectA1926 Modernisation
Item 2 of 5Rowand Anderson & PaulArchitectural practiceA1926 Modernisation
Item 3 of 5Neil & HurdArchitectural practiceBc. 1950(?) Alterations
Item 4 of 5Norman Alexander Gordon NeilArchitectBc. 1950(?) Alterations
Item 5 of 5Robert Philip Andrew HurdArchitectBc. 1950(?)c. 1952Alterations


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2RCAHMS1929Inventory for Midlothian and West Lothian   
Item 2 of 2Thomas, Jane1995Midlothian: an illustrated architectural guide Edinburgh, The Rutland Pressp122-123

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register764Cakemuir Castle, Including Walled Garden, Stable Range and Cottage