Basic Site Details

Name: Southfield House
Town, district or village: Liberton
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Converted as a country branch of the Royal Victoria Sanatorium in 1902(? - Richardson gives conversion date as 1920s).

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Southfield HospitalYes 
Item 2 of 2Southfield Sanatorium  

Street Addresses

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41875   
Item 2 of 41902  Alterations and addtions for conversion to sanatorium, as country branch for the Royal Victoria Sanatorium
Item 3 of 4c. 1922c. 1932 Children's pavilion and other alterations
Item 4 of 41933  TB pavilions and X-ray block

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 10John ChesserArchitect 1875  
Item 2 of 10Arthur George Sydney MitchellArchitectB1902 Alterations and addtions for conversion to sanatorium
Item 3 of 10George WilsonArchitectB1902 Alterations and addtions for conversion to sanatorium
Item 4 of 10Sydney Mitchell & WilsonArchitectural practiceB1902 Alterations and addtions for conversion to sanatorium
Item 5 of 10Auldjo Jamieson & ArnottArchitectural practiceC1922c. 1932(?)Children's pavilion and other alterations
Item 6 of 10Ernest Arthur Oliphant Auldjo JamiesonArchitectC1922c. 1932(?)Children's pavilion and other alterations
Item 7 of 10James Alexander ArnottArchitectC1922c. 1932(?)Children's pavilion and other alterations
Item 8 of 10David John ChisholmArchitectD1933 TB pavilions and X-ray block
Item 9 of 10J M Dick Peddie & Walker ToddArchitectural practiceD1933 TB pavilions and X-ray block
Item 10 of 10William James Walker ToddArchitectD1933 TB pavilions and X-ray block

References

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Architect and Building News1930Jul-Dec p247

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 5 Dick Peddie & McKay Catalogue, 1979 Bin 14 Bag 1 and Bin 15 Bag 2
Item 2 of 5Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register43251 
Item 3 of 5Lothian Health Board/Edinburgh Univ, Spec Collns Lothian Health Board Archives Annual Reports of Royal Victoria Hospital, Edinburgh
Item 4 of 5National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings Collection Bound volume of plans (1875), purchased with Bargany MSS (Chesser work)
Item 5 of 5National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSSydney Mitchell & Wilson Collection SMW 1900/6/1-13