Basic Site Details

Name: Old Craig House
Town, district or village: Craiglockhart
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: A Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: See separate entry for Craighouse asylum complex - both are now part of the Thomas Clouston Clinic.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Old Craighouse  
Item 2 of 2Thomas Clouston Clinic, Royal Edinburgh HospitalYes 

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 2c. 1565  Original building
Item 2 of 218771878 Purchased by Royal Edinburgh Asylum and adapted for accommodation of 'higher-class' patients


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 1Arthur George Sydney MitchellArchitect c. 1880 Drawings for alterations - these may in fact be for the new buildings (see Craighouse, separate entry)


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp536
Item 2 of 2Richardson, HarrietN.D.Scottish Hospitals Survey Unpublished typescript (copy in DMW Archive)Listed under Thomas Clouston Clinic

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register28046 
Item 2 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSSydney Mitchell & Wilson Collection SMW 1880/59/1