Basic Site Details

Name: 42 Greenhill Gardens
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
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 Bennet'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 142, Greenhill GardensYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 2c. 1859   
Item 2 of 219301934 Alterations, linking chapel to house


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 4John HendersonArchitectAc. 1859  
Item 2 of 4John WatherstonArchitect, BuilderAc. 1859 Built to John Henderson's designs
Item 3 of 4John Watherston & SonsArchitectural practice, BuildersAc. 1859 Built to John Henderson's designs
Item 4 of 4Reginald Francis Joseph FairlieArchitect 19301934Alterations, linking chapel to house


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Seton, GeorgeOriginal client

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 1Archbishop's ChapelFusion of Byzantine, Romanesque and Celtic styles; incorporates interior work of original chapel at House of Falkland, as dictated by the will of the 3rd Marquess of Bute.

Cost: 1,575 15s 4d.

Now includes modern stained glass by Gabriel Loire.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp615, 621

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register30520 
Item 2 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSWatherston Collection EDD 471/1-12