Old Moray House
History, architecture and garden of Old Moray House - the oldest building in the University of Edinburgh.
Old Moray House is is the oldest building in the University of Edinburgh and is one of the few remaining original aristocratic buildings in the Canongate, Edinburgh.
(Old) Moray House was built around 1618. Here is a description of it's architectural features.
Moray House Garden
Moray House's much written about garden was renowned for its beauty and architectural features, and has a unique history of its own alongside that of Moray House.
The Summer House
Indirect evidence suggests that the Summer House was built in the latter half of the 17th century.
The Summer House has a connection with the signing of the Act of Union in 1707 in that some signatures may well have been set down in the Summer House.
Moray House and early Scottish plaster ceilings
A guide to three original surviving plaster ceilings in Moray House, which will then be put in the context of early 17th century Scottish plaster ceilings, with information provided on the techniques used and other examples of such ceilings in Scotland.
Material compiled and edited in 2002/03 by Hugh Perfect (Dupute Head of Moray House School of Education /Honorary Archivist of Moray House Archive) and David Starsmeare (Senior Lecturer at Moray House School of Education)