Penicuik House

(Old Penicuik House)

Classification and Statistics

Type:House, Mansion or Palace
Built: 1769
Type:Historic Building
Tourist Rating: No
Text of Entry Updated: 16-JUN-2013

Latitude: 55.8211°N Longitude: 3.2514°W
National Grid Reference: NT 216 593
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Extended Information
The estate had a particularly fine walled kitchen garden, established to the northwest of the house in late 1870s. Beyond was an enormous range of glasshouses within which fruit and flowers were grown. Having fallen from use by the 1970s, restoration of what became known as the Lost Garden of Penicuik began in 2012.
References and Further Reading
McWilliam, Colin (1978) The Buildings of Scotland: Lothian except Edinburgh. Penguin Books Ltd., Harmondsworth, Middlesex
Thomas, Jane (1995) Midlothian: An Illustrated Architectural Guide. The Rutland Press, Edinburgh

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