Basic Site Details

Name: Newhall House
Town, district or village: Gifford
City or county: East Lothian
Country: Scotland
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Status: Demolished
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Building Type Classification

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41703 Plans drawn upPlans by Mylne - those by Sir John Clerk preferred.
Item 2 of 41720s Build/construction 
Item 3 of 41756 ProposedAlterations or additions contemplated
Item 4 of 41909 Destruction/demolition 

People

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 5Robert MylneMasonC1703 Prepared drawings for house. Designs by Sir John Clerk preferred.
Item 2 of 5William AdamArchitectA1720s  
Item 3 of 5James AdamArchitectB1756 Alterations or additions contemplated - not carried out?
Item 4 of 5R & J AdamArchitectural practiceB1756 Alterations or additions contemplated - not carried out?
Item 5 of 5Robert AdamArchitectB1756 Alterations or additions contemplated - not carried out?

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Hay, Lord WilliamDied 1723

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Adam, William1820Vitruvius Scoticus  Plates 73-74
Item 2 of 3Anon1743Braco Case Petitions and Depositions  2
Item 3 of 3Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Gifts and depositsGD 248/177/41/32 
Item 2 of 2National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Gifts and depositsGD 18/5188, NO 17