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Basic Biographical Details

Name: David Alan Stevenson
Designation: Architect
Born: 1854
Died: 1938
Bio Notes: David Alan Stevenson was born in 1854, the son of the lighthouse engineer David Stevenson. He was educated at Edinburgh Academy and at Edinburgh University, where he obtained a degree in engineering, before joining the practice of David and Thomas Stevenson.

Following the death of Thomas in 1887, David Alan Stevenson continued the firm in partnership with his brother Charles Alexander, under the style D & C Stevenson

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 183, George Street , Edinburgh, ScotlandBusiness1910  

Employment and Training


The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this architect (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 2D & T Stevenson   David Allan Stevenson seems to have become a partner before the death of his father in 1885
Item 2 of 2D & C Stevenson18871938Partner 

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 411855Buckpool HarbourBuckie BanffshireScotland 
Item 2 of 411870HarbourPort Gordon MorayshireScotland 
Item 3 of 411876Harbour and LighthouseMacduff AberdeenshireScotlandBreakwater enclosed
Item 4 of 41c. 1878Harbour, Port HenryPeterhead AberdeenshireScotlandImprovements
Item 5 of 411885Lighthouse, FidraFirth of Forth  ScotlandWith his uncle Thomas Stevenson
Item 6 of 411886Lighthouse OxcarsAberdour, near FifeScotland 
Item 7 of 411886Lighthouse, Ailsa Craig    With his uncle, Thomas Stevenson, following the death of David Stevenson
Item 8 of 411887PierLochranzaArranButeScotland 
Item 9 of 411888St Georges QuayLancaster LancashireEnglandAlteration and Extension
Item 10 of 411892Lighthouse, Skroo Shetland Islands Scotland 
Item 11 of 411893Lighthouse, Helliar Holm Orkney Islands Scotland 
Item 12 of 41c. 1894Lloyd's Signal Station with signal hut, cottages and outbuildingsCape Wrath SutherlandScotlandCottages for staff accommodation
Item 13 of 411895Lighthouse, Rattray HeadBuchan AberdeenshireScotland 
Item 14 of 411895Lighthouse, Sule Skerry Orkney Islands Scotland 
Item 15 of 411896Lighthouse Eilean Mor, Flannan IslesRoss & CromartyScotland 
Item 16 of 411896Lighthouse, Steoma Stroma IslandPentland FirthScotland 
Item 17 of 411897Lighthouse, Tod HeadCatterline AberdeenshireScotland 
Item 18 of 411898Lighthouse, Noup HeadWestrayOrkney Islands Scotland 
Item 19 of 411898St Andrews HarbourSt Andrews FifeScotlandExtension
Item 20 of 411900BreakwaterPortknockie BanffshireScotland 
Item 21 of 411900Harbour with lighthouseWhitehills AberdeenshireScotland 
Item 22 of 411900Lighthouse, KillantringanBlack Head, Killantringan WigtownshireScotland 
Item 23 of 411900Tiumpan Head Lighthouse LewisRoss & CromartyScotland 
Item 24 of 411901Lighthouse, Barns NessDunbar (off) East LothianScotland 
Item 25 of 411901Two semi-detached villas, Crannaig-an-MhinsterOban ArgyllScotland 
Item 26 of 411902Lady Isle LighthouseTroon (off)Lady IsleAyrshireScotland 
Item 27 of 411903Forth-Clyde Ship Canal   Scotland 
Item 28 of 411903Lighthouse, Bass RockNorth Berwick (off) East LothianScotland 
Item 29 of 411904Lighthouse, Hyskeir  Isle of Rhum Scotland 
Item 30 of 411905Outer Lighthouse, Holy IsleLamlash BayHoly IsleButeScotland 
Item 31 of 411908Lighthouse, Eilean Trodday Isle of Skye Scotland 
Item 32 of 411909Neist Point Lighthouse SkyeInverness-shireScotland 
Item 33 of 411909Pennan HarbourPennan, Aberdour AberdeenshireScotlandBoth piers extended
Item 34 of 411910Lighthouse, Maughold HeadRamsey  Isle of Man 
Item 35 of 411912Lighthouse, Milaid Point Outer Hebrides Scotland 
Item 36 of 411912Lighthouse, Rubh Re  SutherlandScotland 
Item 37 of 411915Lighthouse, Copinsay Orkney Islands Scotland 
Item 38 of 411916Lighthouse, Clyth NessLybster (near) CaithnessScotland 
Item 39 of 411924Lighthouse, Duncansby Head   Scotland 
Item 40 of 411929Eshaness LighthouseNorthmavine ShetlandScotland 
Item 41 of 411937Lighthouse, Tor NessPentland FirthOrkney Islands Scotland 


Currently, there are no references for this architect. The information has been derived from: the British Architectural Library / RIBA Directory of British Architects 1834-1914; Post Office Directories; and/or any sources listed under this individual's works.


© All rights reserved. Edinburgh and the Lothians at the opening of the twentieth century / by A. Eddington. Contemporary biographies / edited by W.T. Pike 

© All rights reserved. Edinburgh and the Lothians at the opening of the twentieth century / by A. Eddington. Contemporary biographies / edited by W.T. Pike