Basic Biographical Details

Name: Ian Scott Duncan or Scott Duncan
Designation: Architect
Died: December 1986
Bio Notes: Ian Scott Duncan studied at the School of Architecture, Edinburgh College of Art and was admitted ARIBA in 1948 and ARIAS in 1957. He was member of the Royal Town Planning Institute. He worked for Dick Peddie & McKay. He died in 1986, survived by his widow Dorothy.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 25, Silverknowes Loan, Edinburgh, ScotlandPrivateBefore 1953After 1960 
Item 2 of 2428, Lanark Road West, Edinburgh, ScotlandPrivateBefore 1963(?)1986 

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 1Dick Peddie & McKay1970 *After 1980Partner 

* 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 371959Whitburn Parish ChurchWhitburn West LothianScotlandRebuilding after fire
Item 2 of 371960sCentral area redevlopment for Royal, London & Lancashire and Scottish Equitable Insurance Companies  EdinburghScotland 
Item 3 of 371960sChurch hallMorningside EdinburghScotland 
Item 4 of 371960sChurch hallDavidson's Mains EdinburghScotland 
Item 5 of 371960sFactoriesBathgate West Lothian  
Item 6 of 371960sFire StationBathgate West LothianScotland 
Item 7 of 371960sMoir & Baxter motor showroom  EdinburghScotland 
Item 8 of 371960sOld people's homeLiberton EdinburghScotland 
Item 9 of 371960sPlessey Scottish Headquarters, office and factoryBathgate West LothianScotland 
Item 10 of 371960sRoyal Bank of ScotlandJuniper Green EdinburghScotland 
Item 11 of 371960sRoyal Insurance Group officesKirkcaldy Fife  
Item 12 of 371960sThe Blue Blanket restaurant  EdinburghScotland 
Item 13 of 371960sThe Cavalier restaurant  EdinburghScotland 
Item 14 of 371964Scottish Equitable Life Assurance Company, computer buildng  EdinburghScotland 
Item 15 of 371969Royal Bank of Scotland branchForfar AngusScotland 
Item 16 of 371970sChurch hall  EdinburghScotlandAlterations
Item 17 of 371970sFactories laboratories and advance factoriesFalkirk West LothianScotland 
Item 18 of 371970sFactories laboratories and advance factories  EdinburghScotland 
Item 19 of 371970sGullane Golf Club HouseGullane East LothianScotlandAlterations and extensions
Item 20 of 371970sHart Street and St Andrew Square  EdinburghScotlandRestoration and New Town Conservation work
Item 21 of 371970sHousing Association work  EdinburghScotlandRehabilitation work
Item 22 of 371970sPrivate residences   Scotland 
Item 23 of 371970sRoyal Bank of Scotland branchLanark LanarkshireScotland 
Item 24 of 371970sWarehouse for Computer Supplies CompanyBo'ness / Borrowstouness West LothianScotland 
Item 25 of 37197024 St Andrew Square  EdinburghScotland 
Item 26 of 371975Boots the Chemist  EdinburghScotlandExtension
Item 27 of 371975Roseburn Free Church  EdinburghScotlandAlterations to form Bible Society offices
Item 28 of 371979Synagogue, Salisbury Road  EdinburghScotlandDivision of interior at gallery level.
Item 29 of 37Late 1970sBoots the Chemist shopAlloa ClackmannanshireScotland 
Item 30 of 37Late 1970sBoots the Chemist shopNairn NairnshireScotland 
Item 31 of 37Late 1970sBoots the Chemist shopDingwall Ross and CromartyScotland 
Item 32 of 37Late 1970sBoots the Chemist shopHamilton LanarkshireScotland 
Item 33 of 37Late 1970sDrummohr HousePrestonpans East LothianScotlandStabling and dressage area
Item 34 of 37Late 1970sWindsor Hotel and Shops, 100 -100A Princes Street  EdinburghScotlandRedevelopment of club
Item 35 of 37c. 1980Boots the Chemist shopJuniper Green EdinburghScotland 
Item 36 of 37c. 1980Boots the Chemist shopForfar AngusScotland 
Item 37 of 37c. 1980Boots the Chemist shopLanark LanarkshireScotland 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 5Bailey, Rebecca M1996Scottish architects' papers: a source book Edinburgh: The Rutland Pressp132
Item 2 of 5RIBA1954RIBA Kalendar 1953-54   
Item 3 of 5RIBA1964The RIBA Kalendar 1963-64   
Item 4 of 5RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   
Item 5 of 5RIBA1980Directory of Practices 1980   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIAS, Rutland SquareRecords of membership