Basic Site Details

Name: 37-65 Lothian Road
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: B listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Built on Merchant Company's Grindlay Estate.

The drawings in the Watherston Collection for numbers 39 (dated 1862) and 61 (undated) are not signed. It seems likely that the Watherstons acted as builders.

37-45 Lothian Road is listed at C(S).
47-55 Lothian Road is listed at B.
57-65 Lothian Road is listed at B.

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 3House(?)  
Item 2 of 3Shop  
Item 3 of 3Public house 57-65 Lothian Road

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 137,39,41,43,45,47,49,51,53,55,57,59,61,63,65, Lothian RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21848 Plans drawn up 
Item 2 of 218621864Completion 


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 4George SmithArchitectB1848 Designs made - executed in the 1860s
Item 2 of 4David MacGibbonArchitectA18621864 
Item 3 of 4John WatherstonArchitect, BuilderA?18621864Possibly acted as builder?
Item 4 of 4John Watherston & SonsArchitectural practice, BuildersA?18621864Possibly acted as builders?

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Child Structures

This structure or site has the following component or child structures (click on an item to view details):
 Building NameNotes
Item 1 of 343 Lothian RoadCost of 1974 shop reconstruction: 6,000.
Item 2 of 361 Lothian Road 
Item 3 of 3Bewlie House 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 5Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register29265Listing for numbers 57-61 (odd)
Item 2 of 5Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register4789347-55 Lothian Road
Item 3 of 5Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register2926437-45 Lothian Road
Item 4 of 5National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Register of Sasines Edinburgh Sasines with feuing plan (by David MacGibbon)
Item 5 of 5National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSWatherston Collection EDD/706