Phoenix rising? a view to restoration of Mavisbank House
Join us for a talk by William Kay about his reconstruction of Mavisbank House
Venue: Online & in-person at Augustine United Church, 41 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1EL
Cost: £6 / £2 for students
Booking: In-person and online tickets can be purchased here on Eventbrite
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.
Download the full programme of lectures hereBACK