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Basic Site Details

Name: Queensberry House
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Queensberry Lodge  

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Retirement home  
Item 2 of 2Townhouse  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1CanongateYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 51686 CompletionAdvice given about the completion of the house
Item 2 of 51865  New wing
Item 3 of 51960s Alterations and additions 
Item 4 of 5c. 1981 Alterations and additions 
Item 5 of 519851993Restoration 


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 15James SmithArchitect, EngineerA1686 Advised on completion of house which had been bought incomplete from Lord Hatton.
Item 2 of 15James W SmithArchitect 1865 New wing
Item 3 of 15John Eversdon HendersonArchitectB1960s Alterations and extensions
Item 4 of 15Peter McDonald RobertsonArchitectB1960s Alterations and extensions
Item 5 of 15Tarbolton & OchterlonyArchitectural practiceB1960s Alterations and extensions
Item 6 of 15Bamber Gray & PartnersArchitectural practiceCc. 1981 Extensions and alterations
Item 7 of 15Douglas Haig BamberArchitectCc. 1981 Extensions and alterations
Item 8 of 15Ernest William LovettArchitectCc. 1981 Extensions and alterations
Item 9 of 15Gilbert Andre GrayArchitectCc. 1981 Extensions and alterations
Item 10 of 15John William FyfeArchitectural practiceCc. 1981 Extensions and alterations
Item 11 of 15James Robertson LaidlawArchitectDc. 1981 Extensions and alterations
Item 12 of 15Andrew L A LeslieArchitectD19851993Restoration
Item 13 of 15Bamber Gray PartnershipArchitectural practiceD19851991Restoration
Item 14 of 15James Robertson LaidlawArchitectD19851993Restoration
Item 15 of 15John William FyfeArchitectural practiceD19851993Restoration


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4RCAHMS Inventory of Edinburgh  160-1
Item 2 of 4RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   
Item 3 of 4RIBA1981Directory of Practices 1981   
Item 4 of 4RSA1867   131

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Courtesy of James Robertson LaidlawInformation sent to Dictionary Sent March 2010
Item 2 of 2National Register of Archives (NRA)Archive CatalogueBld 497 


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