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Amisfield House

Country House (18th Century)

Site Name Amisfield House

Classification Country House (18th Century)

Canmore ID 208898

Site Number NT57SW 312

NGR NT 52869 74160

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council East Lothian
  • Parish Haddington
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District East Lothian
  • Former County East Lothian

Architecture Notes

NT57SW 312.00 NT 52869 74160 Amisfield House

NT57SW 312.01 NT 52345 73828 Amisfield Cottage

NT57SW 312.02 NT 52322 73877 West Lodge

NT57SW 312.03 NT 52338 73854 West Gates

NT57SW 312.04 NT 5337 7408 Ha-ha

NT57SW 312.05 NT 53366 74402 East Lodge

NT57SW 312.06 NT 53482 74319 East Gate

See also:

NT57NW 68 NT 5264 7538 Farmhouse

NT57NW 69 NT 5267 7544 Home Farm

NT57NW 70 NT 5285 7508 Gothic Cottage

NT57SW 22 NT 53426 74158 Dovecot

NT57SW 67 NT 52932 74228 Stable block

NT57SW 68 NT 5331 7419 Walled Garden

NT57SW 70 NT 52852 74378 Icehouse

NT57SW 71 NT 53401 73849 Gothic Pavilion

NT57SW 72 NT 5308 7437 Rococo Temple

NT57SW 310 NT 5 7 Amisfield Tower

NT57SW 321 NT 5287 7509 Cottages

NT57SW 364 NT 53189 74843 Boundary Walls

Amisfield House is depicted on the 2nd Edition OS map (Haddingtonshire, sheet X, 1907). It has since been demolished.

Information from RCAHMS (TIC), February 2002

NMRS REFERENCE:

ARCHITECT: Isaac Ware c. 1755

John Henderson - additions 1785

Datestone 1783 (photo)

Walled garden laid out c. 1790

Information per Duncan Black, 1982: statues from roof-line in possession of Duke of Hamilton, Lennoxlove.

Demolished c.1928. 1925 caption to EAA photograph held in RCAHMS library. Information from Demolitions catalogue.

Plans:

NMRS - I.G. Lindsay Collection, W/340

Catalogue Summary

(RIAS) 5 photographs showing the house before and during demolition, 1925, including an interior view of the dining room. The survey was organised by George Sinclair, Architect, Haddington and presented to the EAA as a record. (Filed with Henry Jerr Photographs)

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