Basic Site Details

Name: College of Domestic Science
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1College of Domestic Science/1-8, Atholl CrescentYesEast end

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41912  Reconstruction of East end of Atholl Crescent
Item 2 of 41934  Additions and reconstruction
Item 3 of 4December 1950 Alterations and additionsWarrant granted by Dean of Guild Court for the reconstruction and alterations of its premises - no 15, 16 and 17 Atholl Crescent. The cost of reconstruction of 11,300
Item 4 of 419811984RestorationRestoration and reconstruction.

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 12Cousin, Ormiston & TaylorArchitectural practiceA1912 Conversion of terrace to College.
Item 2 of 12Henry ('Harry') Ramsay TaylorArchitectA1912 Conversion of terrace to College.
Item 3 of 12William OrmistonArchitectA1912 Conversion of terrace to College.
Item 4 of 12Colin William GlendinningArchitectB1934 As assistant to Cairns &Ford, additions and reconstruction.
Item 5 of 12J D Cairns & FordArchitectural practiceB1934 Additions and reconstruction
Item 6 of 12James Davidson CairnsArchitectB1934 Additions and reconstruction
Item 7 of 12James Fulton FordArchitectB1934 Additions and reconstruction
Item 8 of 12J D Cairns & FordArchitectural practiceCDecember 1950 Warrant granted by Dean of Guild Court for the reconstruction and alterations of its premises. The cost of reconstruction of 11,300
Item 9 of 12James Fulton FordArchitectCDecember 1950 Warrant granted by Dean of Guild Court for the reconstruction and alterations of its premises. The cost of reconstruction of 11,300
Item 10 of 12Henry ('Harry') McFarlane BunchArchitectC19811984Restoration and reconstruction. Partner in charge.
Item 11 of 12James StevensonArchitectC19811984Restoration and reconstruction. Job architect.
Item 12 of 12Robert Hurd & Partners (or R A Hurd & Partners)Architectural practiceC19811984Restoration and reconstruction.

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1General Accident Fire & Life Assurance CoClient for 1980 work

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Allen, Nic (ed.) Scottish Architects in Conservation  p55
Item 2 of 2Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp370

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Architect and Building News1934Jan-Jun p20
Item 2 of 2Builder1 December 1950  p582