Basic Biographical Details

Name: Alexander Wood MacNaughtan (or McNaughton)
Designation: Architect
Born:  
Died: c. 1919
Bio Notes: Alexander Wood MacNaughtan (or McNaughton) practised in Edinburgh from the 1870s until he disappears from the Post Office directories in about 1919. Nothing is known of his training: he became a member of the Society of Architects in 1887.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 610, North St Andrews Street, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusinessc. 1877  
Item 2 of 6108, George Street, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusinessc. 1878c. 1881 
Item 3 of 66, Queen Street, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusinessc. 1882 *Before 1896 
Item 4 of 618, Duke Street, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusinessBefore 1896c. 1906Address for Macnaughton given in James Thomas Alexander Taylor's LRIBA nomination papers
Item 5 of 620, Queen Street, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusinessBefore 1898c. 1914PO Directories say he was here from c.1907, but evidence from Nomination Papers suggests earlier
Item 6 of 651, Lauder Road, Edinburgh, ScotlandPrivate/businessc. 19031919Became office as well from c.1914?

* earliest date known from documented sources.


Employment and Training

Employees or Pupils

The following individuals were employed or trained by this architect (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 3James Thomas Alexander Taylor18961900Assistant 
Item 2 of 3David Sharpe18981902Junior Assistant 
Item 3 of 3David Sharpe1902March 1911Chief Assistant 

Buildings and Designs

This architect was involved with the following buildings or structures from the date specified (click on an item to view details):
 Date startedBuilding nameTown, district or villageIslandCity or countyCountryNotes
Item 1 of 221873Glencairn Crescent  EdinburghScotlandActed as assistant to Chesser, and designed nos 1, 1a and 2 (with 50 Palmerston Place)
Item 2 of 22187635-40 Buckingham Terrace  EdinburghScotlandArchitect for James Steel
Item 3 of 22187712, 13, 14 Marchmont Crescent  EdinburghScotland 
Item 4 of 221879Dean Park CrescentDean EdinburghScotlandJob taken over by Alexander Allan
Item 5 of 221879Tenement, 104-106 Victoria Street  EdinburghScotland 
Item 6 of 221880Belgrave PlaceDean EdinburghScotlandArchitect for James Steel
Item 7 of 221880Tenement, 37-41 Marchmont Road  EdinburghScotlandPossibly by MacNaughtan (HS)
Item 8 of 221880Tenement, 43-47 Marchmont Road  EdinburghScotlandPossibly by MacNaughtan (HS)
Item 9 of 221880Tenements, 113-115 Warrender Park Road  EdinburghScotland 
Item 10 of 221881117-119 Warrender Park Road  EdinburghScotland 
Item 11 of 221889118-180 Bruntsfield Place  EdinburghScotland 
Item 12 of 221891Scottish National Zoological Park buildings, Corstorphine Hill HouseCorstorphine EdinburghScotlandAdditions and alterations (also additions to stables)
Item 13 of 2218926, 7, 8, 9 Marchmont Street  EdinburghScotland 
Item 14 of 22189337-39 Cluny Gardens  EdinburghScotland'Possibly' (HS)
Item 15 of 221893Café Royal  EdinburghScotlandAlterations, forming present Circle Bar from Lunch Room and Smoking Room. Further alterations for Alexander MacPherson
Item 16 of 221896Carrington House  EdinburghScotland 
Item 17 of 22189743 George Street  EdinburghScotlandNew Corinthian ground floor as stockbroker's premises at 43
Item 18 of 22After 1898(?)107-108 Princes Street  EdinburghScotlandProbably responsible - with David Sharpe as assistant
Item 19 of 22190093 George Street  EdinburghScotlandCorinthian portico with re-used capitals. Also shop interior
Item 20 of 221900Feddal HouseBraco PerthshireScotland 
Item 21 of 221901Villa, 4 Succoth PlaceMurrayfield EdinburghScotland 
Item 22 of 221902Tenement, 109-119 High Street  EdinburghScotland 

References

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architect:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builderc. 1900  Check whether McNaughtan or MacNaughtan