Links

Historic Environment Scotland

Historic Environment Scotland safeguards the nation’s historic environment and promotes its understanding and enjoyment on behalf of Scottish Ministers. The Policy grounds are currently in the ownership of Historic Environment Scotland and they are one of the key partners in the Joint Vision for Mavisbank’s future.
Mavisbank is recorded as a Category A Listed Building by Historic Scotland. Historic Environment Scotland produced the Mavisbank Policies Landscape Management PlanCanmore, the online database, includes an excellent section on Mavisbank.

Midlothian Council

Mavisbank House and Polices lie within the Midlothian Council Area. Midlothian Council are one of the key partners in the Joint Vision for Mavisbank’s future.

Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust

ELGT is dedicated to improving the quality of life for our communities by re-connecting people with their local green spaces. ELGT are one of the key partners in the Joint Vision for Mavisbank’s future.

 

Simpson & Brown

Simpson & Brown are an architectural practice with many years’ involvement with Mavisbank. The Simpson & Brown Flickr photostream is an excellent visual resource for Mavisbank House and Policies.

Penicuik House

Penicuik House was the Seat of the Clerk family, including Sir John Clerk, 2nd Baronet, who built Mavisbank. Situated near Penicuik, it is being consolidated and repaired by the Penicuik House Project.

 

Mavisbank: "Repeats its love"

One of Mavisbank's trustees, Peter Gordon, has written a book about the history of Mavisbank, reflecting not on only on its cultural history within the context of the Scottish Enlightenment, but also on its many phases since, including its fascinating history as an asylum and the story of its decline.

Reverenc’d in Decay

Reverenc’d in Decay is a project from Mike Steven Photography focusing on Mavisbank House.