Basic Site Details

Name: Royal Botanic Garden, new Palm House
Town, district or village: Inverleith
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
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Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 218541855  
Item 2 of 22002 *2005RestorationRestoration Architects were Simpson and Brown.

* earliest date known from documented sources.


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 3H M Office of Works (later Ministry of Works, Department of the Environment and Property Services Agency)Architectural practiceA18541855With Matheson as architect for Scotland in the Office of Works
Item 2 of 3Robert MathesonArchitectA18541855Matheson as architect for Scotland in the Office of Works
Item 3 of 3Simpson and Brown  B 2002 *2005Watson Stonecraft, Ratho Byres Forge and the Borders Wood School all contributed to the restoration.

* earliest date known from documented sources.


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Scotsman18 March 2005  Mission to put meaning in display, by David Mitchell.

in Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Special Report supp. p3
Item 2 of 2Transactions of the Botanical SocietyJuly 1858vol 6  p133

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register27914 
Item 2 of 2National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Register House Plans 1854-55