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Basic Site Details

Name: Edinburgh Castle, gatehouse
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: A Listed
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Building Type Classification

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11929  Modifications including canopied niches with statues to Wallace & Bruce

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 5R Lawson ScottArchitectA18871888Original structure. Also drawbridge
Item 2 of 5Royal Engineers Department, LondonArchitectural practiceA18871888Original structure. Also drawbridge
Item 3 of 5(Sir) Robert Stodart LorimerArchitectB1929 Modifications including canopied niches with statues to Wallace & Bruce
Item 4 of 5John Fraser MatthewArchitectB1929 Modifications including canopied niches with statues to Wallace & Bruce
Item 5 of 5Lorimer & MatthewArchitectural practiceB1929 Modifications including canopied niches with statues to Wallace & Bruce

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp90

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1British Architect16 September 188728 page 221

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register48218 
Item 2 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSLorimer and Matthew Collection EDD 8/109. LOR E/110

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© All rights reserved. The British Architect, Vol. 28,  16 Sept. 1887, page 221 

© All rights reserved. The British Architect, Vol. 28, 16 Sept. 1887, page 221

© All rights reserved. The British Architect, Vol. 28,  16 Sept. 1887, page 221 

© All rights reserved. The British Architect, Vol. 28, 16 Sept. 1887, page 221