Basic Site Details

Name: Daniel Stewart's Hospital
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
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Notes: 30,000. John Hutchison builder. Cost of Kininmonth extensions built 1970-1973 400,000.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Daniel Stewart's and Melville College Current
Item 2 of 2Daniel Stewart's College  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Daniel Stewart's Hospital, Queensferry RoadYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 8 1972CompletionCompletion of work begun in 1967.
Item 2 of 818481855  
Item 3 of 81894  Roofing in of forecourt
Item 4 of 8c. 1900  Drawings by Marwick
Item 5 of 81950s(?) AdditionCeiling decoration in library
Item 6 of 8December 1951 Scheme acceptedWarrant granted in the Dean of Guild Court to the Merchant Company Education Board for the erection of six additional classrooms at an estimated cost of 26,500. This block (2014) is now known as Dornoch.
Item 7 of 81958 CompletionCompletion of Dornoch classroom block.
Item 8 of 8August 1967 AdditionMerchant Company Education Board to spend 250,000 on developments at College, including an arts and technical block, classrooms, games hall and dining, tearoom and kitchen block.

People

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 17David RhindArchitect 18481855Rhind produced three design for main building. Also designed Library Lodge and gates
Item 2 of 17David MacGibbonArchitectA1894 Roofing in of forecourt
Item 3 of 17MacGibbon & RossArchitectural practiceA1894 Roofing in of forecourt
Item 4 of 17Thomas RossArchitectA1894 Roofing in of forecourt
Item 5 of 17Thomas Purves MarwickArchitect c. 1900 Unspecified drawings
Item 6 of 17(Sir) Basil Urwin SpenceArchitectE1950s(?) Ceiling decoration in library
Item 7 of 17Andrew RentonArchitectE1950s(?) Ceiling decoration in library
Item 8 of 17Basil Spence & PartnersArchitectural practiceE1950s Ceiling decoration in library
Item 9 of 17(Sir) William Hardie Kininmonth ArchitectC1951 Six additional classrooms - now (2014) known as Dornoch classroom block.
Item 10 of 17Ian Charles GordonArchitectC1951 Six additional classrooms - now (2014) known as the Dornoch classroom block
Item 11 of 17Rowand Anderson Kininmonth & PaulArchitectural practiceC1951 Six additional classrooms - now (2014) known as the Dornoch classroom block.
Item 12 of 17Ian Charles GordonArchitectC19671972Additions proposed in 1967 including hall.
Item 13 of 17(Sir) William Hardie Kininmonth ArchitectD1967 Additions proposed in 1967, including hall.
Item 14 of 17Richard Gale EwingArchitectD1967 Additions proposed in 1967, including hall.
Item 15 of 17Thomas Hynd DuncanArchitectD19671972Additions proposed in 1967 including hall.
Item 16 of 17William Gray LeslieArchitectD19671972Additions proposed in 1967 including hall.
Item 17 of 17Rowand Anderson Kininmonth & PaulArchitectural practiceDAfter 19671972Additions proposed in 1967, including hall.

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 3Merchant CompanyClient for 1894 MacGibbon & Ross work
Item 2 of 3Merchant Company Education Board 
Item 3 of 3Trustees of Daniel Stewart 

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Child Structures

This structure or site has the following component or child structures (click on an item to view details):
 Building NameNotes
Item 1 of 4Daniel Stewart's College Art Room 
Item 2 of 4Daniel Stewart's College, Primary SchoolUncertain if executed
Item 3 of 4Daniel Stewarts & Melville College, swimming pool and 6th form centre 
Item 4 of 4Daniel Stewarts Melville College, Technology Laboratory 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4APSD The Dictionary of Architectureed Wyatt PapworthThe Architectural Publication Society (8v 1852-1892) 
Item 2 of 4Campbell, Irwin1971Daniel Stewart's College Unpublished undergraduate thesis, University of Edinburgh, May 1971 
Item 3 of 4Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp388
Item 4 of 4Thomson, J A History of Daniel Stewart's College   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 6Builder30 November 1850VIII  
Item 2 of 6Builder29 November 1851IX  
Item 3 of 6Builder7 December 1951  p813
Item 4 of 6Building4 August 1967  p127
Item 5 of 6Building News1894  Check date
Item 6 of 6Civil Engineer and Architects' JournalMay 1852v15  

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 5Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register27967 
Item 2 of 5National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings Collection EDD/398/1-5 (Marwick's drawings)
Item 3 of 5National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSWatherston Collection EDD/398/1 (David Rhind drawing of sunk floor)
Item 4 of 5NMRS (formerly Merchant Company Hall)Merchant Company Archives Bound volume of working drawings
Item 5 of 5RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Drawings Collection Three sketch designs