Basic Biographical Details

Name: James Fergus Lenaghan
Designation: Architect
Died: 6 November 2016
Bio Notes: James Fergus Lenaghan was admitted ARIBA in 1968. He initially had a post in the office of Keppie & Henderson and worked for Roland Wedgewood in the period 1969-75. He was invited to join Wedgwood as partner in 1980. He left in 1983. He set up in independent practice trading under his own name. He initially worked from his home in Gullane but later moved the practice to Leith. Later he moved to work for Crerar & Partners.

He died at Tyninghame on 6 November 2016.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 3Hermiston, Kilmacolm, Renfrewshire, ScotlandPrivate1965 *  
Item 2 of 3Sylvan Cottage, Goose Green, Gullane, East Lothian, ScotlandPrivate/business1987 *  
Item 3 of 39-14, Maritime Street, Leith, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusiness1994 *  

* 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 3Crerar & Partners1970s(?) Partner(?) 
Item 2 of 3Roland Wedgwood Associates1975 *1983Associate 
Item 3 of 3Roland Wedgwood & Partners19801983Partner 

* 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 8Before 1973Dean SkinneryDean Village EdinburghScotlandDevelopment proposal
Item 2 of 81974Sheltered housing for Viewpoint Housing Association  EdinburghScotlandBegan project
Item 3 of 81975East Belfast GovernmentTraining Centre  BelfastNorthern IrelandDetailed job and carried it out.
Item 4 of 81977Lynedoch House sheltered housing  EdinburghScotland 
Item 5 of 81977Peaton HouseCoulport Argyll and ButeScotlandRemoval of Victorian Bay. Internal reorganisation. Restoration.
Item 6 of 81978Blair Adam  Kinross-shireScotlandEradication of dry rot and formulation of long-term conservation plan.
Item 7 of 81979Castle Terrace Development   EdinburghScotlandWon competition but project abandoned
Item 8 of 81979Northwood  EdinburghScotlandAlterations and reconstruction for Viewpoint Housing Association


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 4RIBA1965The RIBA Kalendar   
Item 2 of 4RIBA1979Directory of members   
Item 3 of 4RIBA1987RIBA Directory of Members 1987   
Item 4 of 4RIBA1994A Directory of RIBA Members   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architect:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Scotsman11 November 2016