Bonnington House

Country House, Well (post Medieval)

Site Name Bonnington House

Classification Country House, Well (post Medieval)

Alternative Name(s) Jupiter Artland

Canmore ID 50367

Site Number NT16NW 9

NGR NT 11141 69102

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Edinburgh, City Of
  • Parish Ratho
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District City Of Edinburgh
  • Former County Midlothian

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Bonnington House, c.1840, ?Thomas Hamilton

Actually in Edinburgh but with its entrance in West Lothian. Refurbished, 2001, by Lee Boyd Architects, including garden room and elegant structural glass staircase. Voted Britain's best listed home in a national television survey.

Taken from "West Lothian: An Illustrated Architectural Guide", by Stuart Eydmann, Richard Jaques and Charles McKean, 2008. Published by the Rutland Press http://www.rias.org.uk

Archaeology Notes

NT16NW 9.00 11141 69102

NT16NW 9.01 NT 1122 6844 Lodge; Gate Piers

NT16NW 9.02 NT 1106 6917 House

NT16NW 9.03 NT 1104 6911 Stables

NT16NW 9.04 NT 1110 6908 Walled Garden

NT16NW 9.05 NT 11097 69099 Sundial

NT16NW 9.06 NT 11139 68791 Ornamental pond

NT16NW 19 NT 11143 69143 Dovecot

(NT 1114 6908) Bonnington House was built in 1622.

NSA 1845 (J Clason)

Bonnington House is an early 19th century transformation of the 17th century mansion. Jacobean style, two storeys, harled. It belonged to Sir James Foulis, Lord Colinton, in the mid-17th century, and passed eventually to Wilkies of Ormiston.

SDD List 1964.

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