Basic Biographical Details

Name: Stewart Tod
Designation: Architect
Bio Notes: Stewart Tod was the son of Alexander Stewart Tod, master of works on the Wemyss estate. He studied at Edinburgh College of Art and was elected ARIBA in 1953 and ARIAS the following year. He joined the practice of David Carr in 1955. After the death of his father on 9 January 1964 and that of his father's partner Archibald Welsh soon thereafter, Stewart Tod junior joined his brother Charles Robert Tod as Stewart Tod & Sons, whilst continuing as an associate in David Carr's practice. In 1970 Carr took Stewart Tod into full partnership and the practices merged.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 4Edinburgh, Scotland(?)Business   
Item 2 of 479, Marchmont Road, Edinburgh, ScotlandPrivate1954  
Item 3 of 412, Greenhill Terrace, Edinburgh, ScotlandPrivatec. 1964  
Item 4 of 443, Manor Place, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusiness1979 * David Carr's address

* earliest date known from documented sources.

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 4David Carr1955  Listed as partner in 1975.
Item 2 of 4Stewart Tod & Sonsc. 1964After 1975Partner 
Item 3 of 4David Carr1980 * Partner 
Item 4 of 4Stewart Tod & Partners1985 Partner 

* earliest date known from documented sources.

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 181930sWemyss CastleEast Wemyss FifeScotland 
Item 2 of 18After 1960Dunimarle Castle  FifeScotland 
Item 3 of 18c. 1960Airlie CastleAirlie AngusScotlandConverted to principal residence of the Earl of Airlie
Item 4 of 181966Barclay ChurchBruntsfield EdinburghScotlandRepairs
Item 5 of 181966Stobhall Castle  PerthshireScotlandRepairs to house and garden walls. New library wing.
Item 6 of 181968Airlie CastleAirlie AngusScotlandGates and ball-finialled gatepiers erected to commemorate the golden wedding anniversary of 12th Earl of Airlie.
Item 7 of 181969Mayfield Free ChurchMayfield EdinburghScotlandMain roof destroyed by fire and replaced in plaster - with David Carr
Item 8 of 181972Dunmore PineappleAirth StirlingshireScotlandRestoration and conversion from summer house to holiday house.
Item 9 of 181973Saddell Castle  ArgyllScotlandRestoration
Item 10 of 181975North British Distillery, gatehouse  EdinburghScotland 
Item 11 of 181976Barclay ChurchBruntsfield EdinburghScotlandSpire reconstruction
Item 12 of 181977Dunfermline Building Society offices  EdinburghScotlandModernisation
Item 13 of 181978Old KippenrossDunblane StirlingshireScotlandRestoration.
Item 14 of 181978Winton HousePencaitland East LothianScotlandRepairs
Item 15 of 181985Old Place of MonreithMonreith WigtownshireScotlandRestoration
Item 16 of 181985St Leonard's Free ChurchPerth PerthshireScotlandOrgan case
Item 17 of 181992Dunmore PineappleAirth StirlingshireScotlandFurther work, mainly to interior carried for the Landmark Trust.
Item 18 of 181999SuidheachanCuierBarraRoss & CromartyScotlandRestored as a a private residence


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 4Bailey, Rebecca M1996Scottish architects' papers: a source book Edinburgh: The Rutland Pressp139
Item 2 of 4Pride, Glen L1999The Kingdom of Fife2nd EditionThe Rutland Pressp65
Item 3 of 4RIBA1979Directory of members   
Item 4 of 4RIBA1994A Directory of RIBA Members   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 2Professor David M Walker personal archiveProfessor David M Walker, notes and collection of archive material Personal information from Stewart Tod
Item 2 of 2RIAS, Rutland SquareRecords of membership