The monument is listed in the RCAHMS as NS 97 SE 7.
Hay, G. (1957)The Architect of post'Reformation Churches, 1560'1843.
MacGibbon & Ross (1887-920) Castellated and Domestic Architecture Vol. V, 131'40.
MacGibbon & Ross (1896-7) Ecclesiastical Architecture Vol. III, 139.
Mackay, H. P. R. (1966'67), Torphichen Preceptory: a footnote to the published description, Proc. Soc. Antiq. Scot., Vol. 99, 167'72.
McCall, H. B.(1894) The History and Antiquities of the Parish of Mid'Calder.
National Statistical Account(1957), Vol. II(Linlithgowshire), 469'70.
RCAHMS(1929), Midlothian & West Lothian, No. 379, 234'7.
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