Basic Site Details

Name: Aged Christian Friendly Society Cottages
Town, district or village: Colinton
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: C Listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Colinton Cottage HomesYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 24, Redford RoadYes 
Item 2 of 215 (1-30 within this), Thorburn RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 61891  First buildings
Item 2 of 6May 1902  Plans submitted to Dean of Guild
Item 3 of 6September 1902  Revised plans submitted
Item 4 of 66 November 1906  Plans submitted to Dean of Guild
Item 5 of 64 December 1906  Revised plans submitted
Item 6 of 61907   


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 2Robert WilsonArchitect 1891 First buildings (no 15/1-4)
Item 2 of 2John Alexander CarfraeArchitect 19061907Carfrae in private practice


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Aged Christian Friend Society of Scotland 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp520
Item 2 of 2Who's Who in Architecture1914    

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Edinburgh City ArchivesMidlothian Dean of Guild Plans May 1902, revised September 1902; 6 November 1906, revised 4 December 1906
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register49571 
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers John Alexander Carfrae: L v10 no564 (microfilm reel 32)