Basic Site Details

Name: Braid Hills Hotel
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: See separate entry for Braid Hills Hotel by William Hamilton Beattie - B of S misattributes the existing building to Beattie although this probably amounts to confusion between unexecuted plans by Beattie for another hotel, and the one that was actually built. The style of the existing hotel is entirely uncharacteristic of Beattie.

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Hotel  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31899   
Item 2 of 3After 1911Before 1925 Alterations
Item 3 of 31937  Additions


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 9George Alexander LyleArchitectA18941897 
Item 2 of 9Lyle & ConstableArchitectural practiceA18941897 
Item 3 of 9William ConstableArchitectA18941897 
Item 4 of 9George Alexander LyleArchitectB1898(?)1899Additions
Item 5 of 9Lyle & ConstableArchitectural practiceB1898(?)1899Additions
Item 6 of 9William ConstableArchitectB1898(?)1899Additions
Item 7 of 9James Inch MorrisonArchitectCAfter 1911Before 1925Alterations
Item 8 of 9John Ross McKayArchitectD1937 Additions
Item 9 of 9Richardson & McKayArchitectural practiceD1937 Additions (McKay responsible)


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Cant, Malcolm1998The District of Greenbank in Edinburgh Edinburgh: Malcolm Cant Publicationspp40-3 - quotes brochure of c.1899
Item 2 of 2Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp624 - misattributes original building to William Hamilton Beattie

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers William Constable: L v10 no1190; James Inch Morrison: F no 2306 microfilm reel 17