John Mylne

Architect

1611 – 1667

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Who was John Mylne?

John Mylne, sometimes known as "John Mylne junior", or "the Younger", was a Scottish master mason and architect, who served as Master Mason to the Crown of Scotland. Born in Perth, he was the son of John Mylne, also a master mason, and Isobel Wilson.

Practising as a stonemason, he also took on the role of architect, designing as well as building his projects. He was one of the last masters of Scottish Renaissance architecture, before new styles were imported by his successors. Alongside his professional career, he also served as a soldier and politician. He married three times but had no surviving children.

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Born
1611
Perth
Nationality
  • Scotland
Profession
Died
Dec 24, 1667
Edinburgh

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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