Phoenix rising? a view to restoration of Mavisbank House
Monday February 12, 2024
Three centuries on since its conception, and fifty years since the fire that left Mavisbank a vulnerable shell, there is at last a real prospect of rescuing this internationally important William Adam house from oblivion. A forensic approach to research and analysis in the remarkable Clerk of Penicuik archive has enabled William Kay to create a full reconstruction of the original architecture, interiors, collections and designed landscape during Sir John Clerk’s tenure, 1723–1755.
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Part of the AHSS Forth & Borders Winter lecture series collection