Basic Site Details

Name: West Princes Street Gardens, Winter Garden and fernery
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 1Princes Street Gardens, Greenhouse  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1West Princes Street GardensYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31869  Scheme drawn up
Item 2 of 31870 Design exhibitedInitial design - not executed
Item 3 of 318771882 Revised design, executed (much reduced scale)


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 4Charles George Hood KinnearArchitectA18691870Design drawn up but not executed
Item 2 of 4John Dick PeddieArchitectA18691870Design drawn up but not executed
Item 3 of 4Peddie & KinnearArchitectural practiceA18691870Design drawn up but not executed
Item 4 of 4Robert MorhamArchitect 18771882Executed design


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1RSA1870   214 (Peddie & Kinnear)

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3British Architect20 July 1877   
Item 2 of 3Builder5 March 1869XXVII  
Item 3 of 3Builder15 July 1882XLIII p91