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Basic Site Details

Name: Whitefoord House
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: B Listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Scottish Naval and Military Veterans' ResidenceYes 
Item 2 of 2Whiteford HouseYes 

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 22, Campbell's CloseYes 
Item 2 of 253-63, CanongateYesHS List covers the following: 53 - 63 (ODD NOS) CANONGATE, WHITEFOORD HOUSE AND CALLANDER HOUSE (SCOTTISH VETERANíS RESIDENCE) INCLUDING HALL, LODGES AT 142 AND 144 CALTON ROAD, TENEMENTS AT 57, 59 AND 61 CANONGATE, BOUNDARY WALLS, GATEPIERS AND GATES

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 917691770  
Item 2 of 9c. 1850 Alterations and additionsInterior altered
Item 3 of 919101911 Alterations and additions
Item 4 of 91912  Date of drawings for additions and alterations
Item 5 of 91930  Date of drawings for further work
Item 6 of 91935 Reconstruction 
Item 7 of 9c. 1958  'New building'
Item 8 of 91960s Addition 
Item 9 of 91973 Restoration 

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 19Robert Mylne B17691770 
Item 2 of 19Victor James de SpiganoviczArchitect 19101911Alterations and additions
Item 3 of 19T P Marwick & SonArchitectural practiceC1912 Additions and alterations
Item 4 of 19Thomas Craigie MarwickArchitectC1912 Additions and alterations
Item 5 of 19Thomas Purves MarwickArchitectC1912 Additions and alterations
Item 6 of 19T P Marwick & SonArchitectural practiceD1930 Further work
Item 7 of 19Thomas Craigie MarwickArchitectD1930 Further work
Item 8 of 19T P Marwick & SonArchitectural practiceS1935 Reconstruction
Item 9 of 19Thomas Craigie MarwickArchitectS1935 Recontruction
Item 10 of 19Thomas Waller MarwickArchitectS1935 Reconstruction
Item 11 of 19Thomas Waller MarwickArchitect c. 1958 'New Building'
Item 12 of 19Andrew Martin DalgleishArchitectG1960s Additions
Item 13 of 19James Allan Hugh Mottram (or James A H Mottram)ArchitectG1960s Additions
Item 14 of 19Mottram, Patrick & DalgleishArchitectural practiceG1960s Additions
Item 15 of 19Thomas Edward PatrickArchitectG1960s Additions
Item 16 of 19Hamish Haldane Haswell-SmithArchitectA1973 Renovations
Item 17 of 19Ian C McPhersonArchitectA1973 Renovations
Item 18 of 19John Alexander Smith A1973 Renovations
Item 19 of 19Haswell-Smith & PartnersArchitectural practiceF1973 Renovations

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 2Scottish Naval and Military Veterans'  
Item 2 of 2Whitefoord Naval & Military Veterans' Association 

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 3Callander House 
Item 2 of 3Premises, Forsyth's Close 
Item 3 of 3Whitefoord House, premises for Lady Haig Poppy Factory 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 2 of 3RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   
Item 3 of 3RIBA1975RIBA Directory of practices   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Architect and Building News1935Jul-Dec p110

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register28428Listing for Callander House and Whitefoord House
Item 2 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings Collection EDD/34/2,3 and for 1912 work EDD/456/1-4,6-9, also photographic copies D/73434
Item 3 of 4RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA MSS Collection Diary 18 September 1769: 'Sent Sir John Whitefoord plans elevations and sections of a house to be built at edinburgh'.
Item 4 of 4RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Victor James de Spiganovicz: L v20 no1597

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