Basic Site Details

Name: Edmonstone House
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: Castle style

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31821  John Swinton to be contractor
Item 2 of 3c. 1830 AdditionDrawing room
Item 3 of 31950s Destruction/demolition 


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 3Archibald ElliotArchitect c. 1821 Plans, Stable court and offices
Item 2 of 3William BurnArchitectBc. 1830 Drawing room
Item 3 of 3John SwintonContractor c. 1831 Unclear what his role was and the date.


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Wauchope, Colonel John 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 2 of 3New Statistical Account of Scotland New Statistical Account of Scotland  vi, p364
Item 3 of 3Small, J1883Castles and Mansions of the Lothians  volume ii

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSNMRS Manuscripts MS/132/7
Item 2 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSNotman Collection Drawings Roll 13a (Stable court and offices)