Basic Site Details

Name: 11-12 Ramsay Garden, University Hall
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
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Status: A Listed
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Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 111-12, Ramsay GardenYesAddress uncertain - HS lists have 11& 12 Ramsay Garden

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 71892  Western part built
Item 2 of 74 June 1892  Proposed redevelopment around Ramsay Lodge
Item 3 of 71893  Capper lodged design
Item 4 of 7June 1893  Authority to start work on building incorporating Ramsay Lodge
Item 5 of 71894  East section remodelled (incorporating 18th century terrace)
Item 6 of 71895  Extension completed
Item 7 of 71919  Alterations

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 10Arthur George Sydney MitchellArchitectA1893 Building to incorporate Ramsay Lodge
Item 2 of 10Geddes & CapperArchitectural practiceA1893 Taken over by Sydney Mitchell & Wilson: Capper may have suffered from one of his frequent bouts of ill-health
Item 3 of 10George WilsonArchitectA1893 Building to incorporate Ramsay Lodge
Item 4 of 10Patrick Geddes A1893 Initially with Stewart Henbest Capper as architect; taken over by Sydney Mitchell & Wilson: Capper may have suffered from one of his frequent bouts of ill-health
Item 5 of 10Stewart Henbest CapperArchitectA1893 Capper design lodged with Dean of Guild - taken over by Sydney Mitchell & Wilson: Capper may have suffered from one of his frequent bouts of ill-health
Item 6 of 10Sydney Mitchell & WilsonArchitectural practiceA1893 Building to incorporate Ramsay Lodge
Item 7 of 10Arthur George Sydney MitchellArchitectB1894 East extension
Item 8 of 10George WilsonArchitectB1894 East extension
Item 9 of 10Sydney Mitchell & WilsonArchitectural practiceB1894 East extension
Item 10 of 10Hamilton More NisbettArchitect 1919 Alterations

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Oglivie, Francis G 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Academy Architecture1893   p67 (First phase of work)
Item 2 of 3Johnson, Jim and Rosenburg, Lou2010Renewing Old Edinburgh: the Enduring Legacy of Patrick Geddes Glendaruel: Argyll Publishingpp75-79
Item 3 of 3Leonard, S G and Mackenzie, J M1989Ramsay Gardens Edinburgh: Patrick Geddes Centre/University of Edinburgh 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 5Builder4 June 1892LXII Proposed redevelopment around Ramsay Lodge
Item 2 of 5Builder17 January 1893LXIV  
Item 3 of 5Builder17 June 1893LXIV  
Item 4 of 5Builder19 August 1893LXV  
Item 5 of 5Building News16 June 1893   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 5Edinburgh City ArchivesEdinburgh Dean of Guild 9 February 1893, May 1893, June 1894
Item 2 of 5Historic ScotlandListed Buildings Register29595 
Item 3 of 5National Archives of Scotland (www.nas.gov.uk)National Register of Archives NRA (S) 2408
Item 4 of 5Professor David M Walker personal archiveProfessor David M Walker, notes and collection of archive material Information from D C Mays
Item 5 of 5RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers George Wilson: F v19 p89 no 1396, microfolm reel 12