Basic Site Details

Name: Institute for Lothian Coal Co Ltd
Town, district or village: Rosewell
City or county: Midlothian
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
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Notes: The front portion of the building, in which Doddington stone was used, comprised the entrance hall, a reading-room and library, and a billiard room and games room. A concert hall to accommodate 750 persons was also provided, as well as a caretaker's house.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Rosewell InstituteYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 3Before 1911c. 1917  
Item 2 of 31919 Design exhibited 
Item 3 of 31930s  Alterations? Proposed new building?

People

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 4James McLachlanArchitect Before 1911c. 1917 
Item 2 of 4James McLellan FairleyArchitectA1930s Plans, sections and elevations including perspective sketches - alterations? proposed new building?
Item 3 of 4Leadbetter, Fairley & ReidArchitectural practiceA1930s Plans, sections and elevations including perspective sketches - alterations? proposed new building?
Item 4 of 4Robert Stirling ReidArchitectA1930s Plans, sections and elevations including perspective sketches - alterations? proposed new building?

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Lothian Coal Company Ltd 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1RSA1919   740

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building News21 October 1919  p433 - opening

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register43642 
Item 2 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSCowie and Seaton Collection CSE 1930/118/1
Item 3 of 4RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers James McLachlan: L v19 no1436 & F no2302 (microfilm reel 17)
Item 4 of 4Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of ScotlandCanmore160399