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Bush Estate, The Bush House And Adam Office Wing

Country House (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Bush Estate, The Bush House And Adam Office Wing

Classification Country House (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Edinburgh Centre Of Rural Economy; E.c.r.e; Bush Mansionhouse; Bush And Dryden Estate

Canmore ID 51906

Site Number NT26SW 52

NGR NT 24578 63534

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/site/51906

Ordnance Survey licence number 100057073. All rights reserved.
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Administrative Areas

  • Council Midlothian
  • Parish Glencorse
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District Midlothian
  • Former County Midlothian

Archaeology Notes

Architecture Notes

NT26SW 52.00 24578 63534

NT26SW 52.01 2479 6373 Ornamental Pond

NT26SW 52.02 2496 6417 Bush Home Farm

NT26SW 52.03 2443 6345 Stadium and Lecture Hall

NT26SW 52.04 2449 6348 Apiary

NT26SW 52.05 2441 6350 and 2444 6348 Animal Husbandry Laboratories

NT26SW 52.06 24491 63671 Gardener's Cottage

NT26SW 52.07 24543 63556 Stables

NT26SW 52.08 24537 63541 Laundry

NT26SW 38 2473 6386 Gateway

For Bush and Dryden Estate see also:

NT26SW 71 Forest Research Station

NT26SW 78.00 Glencorse House

NT26SW 78.01 South Lodge

NT26SW 77 Cottages at Easter Howgate

NT26SE 90 Dryden Mains

NT26SE 79.00 Easter Bush

NT26SE 79.01 Easter Bush Farmhouse

NT26SE 89 Cottages at Langhill Farm

NT26SE 91 Milton Cottages

NMRS REFERENCE:

Owners: University of Edinburgh - School of Agriculture

Architect: Robert Adam 1791 (castellated design not carried out).

Balusters from staircase in Dryden House, Midlothian form part of bookcases at The Bush. Marble floor in hall also from Dryden. See 1890 photograph of Dryden House.

Plans:

Dick Peddie & MacKay, Edinburgh adds & alts

Attic 2, Bin 4, Bag 1 16 Rutland Sq 1895

EXTERNAL REFERENCE:

Scottish Record Office:

NRAS: Trotter of Bush

'Elevation of a castle front proposed by Mr Robert Adam, Architect in 1791 - to be joined to the present house at Bush for Robert Trotter Esq'

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