Whittingehame Estate Woodchip Conversion Project

DESCRIPTION: RE-PLANNING OF FORESTRY OPERATIONS. CONSTRUCTION OF WOOD CHIP DRYING SHEDS. CONVERSION OF BUILDINGS FROM BURNING OIL TO BURNING WOOD CHIPS. The central area of the Estate, within the perimeter wall is listed in the “Inventory of Gardens and Designed Landscapes in Scotland”. Much of the planting was designed by WS Gilpin circa 1820 to […]

Scotsman Steps

Conservation of stonework and design improvements to an important Public route   CONSULTANCY ROLE IPA was involved in the conservation project as consultant, Accredited Conservation Architect, to principal Architect, MacGregor Bowes  url: www.mcgregorbowes.com SCHEME DESCRIPTION The Scotsman Steps were built between 1899 and 1902 (architects James Dunn and James Finlay) as part of the construction […]

Lady Eleanor’s Cottage

Fabric Repairs and New Kitchen and Bathroom to an Ornate Stone Cottage  DESCRIPTION The site is rural with mature surrounding garden and hedges, the Cottage was built as a sewing school for Lady Eleanor Balfour who died in 1869. Her husband was James Balfour MP for Haddingtonshire, who died in 1845.  The listing description attributes […]

Newmains Cantilever Barn

Conversion of an Office, formerly Granary and Byre to a House  DESCRIPTION Newmains is a remote location 25 miles SE of Edinburgh in the Lammermuir Hills. Originally built by the Whittingehame Estate between 1835-1875 the steading has been restored from dereliction by Newmains Partnership in several phases.  The Cantilever Barn was built in 1875, the […]

Newmains Mill House

Newmains Farm House

Fawside Castle

Restoration of a Ruined Tower House to Create a Modern Family Home DESCRIPTION: Located on an exposed hilltop site South East of Edinburgh, overlooking Inveresk and the A1. The Tower has 360 degree views with the Highlands, Stirling and St Andrews visible north of the Forth. Extremely high winds led to the design of a […]

Phantassie Steading

Conservation and redevelopment of a major steading as a heritage and retail centre DESCRIPTION The site is 26 miles South East of Edinburgh on the Eastern boundary of the conservation area of East Linton.  Access is from the A1, Scotland’s main arterial road to the south, by junctions at Haddington and Dunbar. The imposing neo-classical steading, built […]

Whittingehame Estate: General Projects

A range of new projects to revitalise the estate. Work included the construction of a new stable and indoor arena.


Conversion of a derelict farm steading into residential and commercial units.

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