Basic Site Details

Name: Kilravock Lodge
Town, district or village: Grange
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 1St Raphael's  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Kilravock Lodge/6, Blackford Avenue  
Item 2 of 22, 4, South Oswald RoadYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 71874  Original villa
Item 2 of 71878 Design exhibitedOriginal villa
Item 3 of 71919  Laundry converted into chapel. Became St Raphaels Hospital
Item 4 of 71928  Chapel enlarged
Item 5 of 71934  West wing
Item 6 of 71939  Alterations
Item 7 of 71986 AdditionMulti-phased project which included: 5-storey sheltered housing (32 flats, 2 guest rooms and common room); 2-storey retirement flats (28 units and common room), 2 lodges; quiet room for retired nursing nuns; 8 nursing rooms and 2 common rooms. Also conversion of original 19th century buildingas new head office of Viewpoint Hosuing Association.

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 18David MacGibbonArchitectA1878  
Item 2 of 18MacGibbon & RossArchitectural practiceA1878  
Item 3 of 18Thomas RossArchitectA1878  
Item 4 of 18Alexander Murray HardieArchitect 1919 Chapel converted from laundry
Item 5 of 18William John DevlinArchitect 1928 Chapel enlarged
Item 6 of 18James Douglas MillerArchitect 1934 West wing
Item 7 of 18David John ChisholmArchitectB1939 Alterations
Item 8 of 18Dick Peddie, Todd & JamiesonArchitectural practiceB1939  
Item 9 of 18George Lindsay Auldjo JamiesonArchitectB1939 Alterations
Item 10 of 18William James Walker ToddArchitectB1939 Alterations
Item 11 of 18Alastair Clunie ScottArchitectJ1986 As independent architect returned to assist with multi-phased project which included: 5-storey sheltered housing (32 flats, 2 guest rooms and common room); 2-storey retirement flats (28 units and common room), 2 lodges; quiet room for retired nursing nuns; 8 nursing rooms and 2 common rooms
Item 12 of 18Harold Roland WedgwoodArchitectural practiceJ1986 Multi-phased project which included: 5-storey sheltered housing (32 flats, 2 guest rooms and common room); 2-storey retirement flats (28 units and common room), 2 lodges; quiet room for retired nursing nuns; 8 nursing rooms and 2 common rooms
Item 13 of 18Nicholas CookArchitectJ1986 Worked for a period on multi-phased project which included: 5-storey sheltered housing (32 flats, 2 guest rooms and common room); 2-storey retirement flats (28 units and common room), 2 lodges; quiet room for retired nursing nuns; 8 nursing rooms and 2 common rooms
Item 14 of 18Roland Wedgwood AssociatesArchitectural practiceJ1986 Multi-phased project which included: 5-storey sheltered housing (32 flats, 2 guest rooms and common room); 2-storey retirement flats (28 units and common room), 2 lodges; quiet room for retired nursing nuns; 8 nursing rooms and 2 common rooms
Item 15 of 18Leslie BurgherArchitectJAfter 1986 Worked for a period of time on multi-phased project which included: 5-storey sheltered housing (32 flats, 2 guest rooms and common room); 2-storey retirement flats (28 units and common room), 2 lodges; quiet room for retired nursing nuns; 8 nursing rooms and 2 common rooms
Item 16 of 18Harold Roland WedgwoodArchitectural practiceS1993 Extensions
Item 17 of 18Nicholas CookArchitectS1993 Extensions
Item 18 of 18Roland Wedgwood AssociatesArchitectural practiceS1993 Extensions

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 2Kilvarock and Viewpoint Housing AssociationFor 1980s work
Item 2 of 2Rose, HughOf Craig & Rose, paint manufacturers, Leith

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Cant, M1990Sciennes and the Grange  p81 (illustration in original condition), pp184-7
Item 2 of 4Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp599
Item 3 of 4McKean, Charles1992Edinburgh: an illustrated architectural guide  p144
Item 4 of 4RSA1878   964 (MacGibbon & Ross)

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Architect and Building News1934Jan-Jun p206
Item 2 of 3BuildingDecember 1989   
Item 3 of 3RIAS Quarterly2011WinterRoyal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS)p.97: obituary of Roland Wedgwood

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Courtesy of Alastair ScottInformation given to Dictionary May 2013
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register30592 
Item 3 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDick Peddie and McKay Collection DPM 1930/1/4