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Basic Site Details

Name: Huntly House
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: A Listed
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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 1CanongateYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 319241931Plans dated 
Item 2 of 319271932 Restoration as museum
Item 3 of 319621965Alterations and additionsRestoration of adjacent 17C. tenement and incorporation of it in Museum

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 5(Sir) Frank Charles MearsArchitectA19271932Restoration as museum
Item 2 of 5Mears & Carus-WilsonArchitectural practiceA19281932Restoration as museum - Mears responsible
Item 3 of 5Ian G Lindsay & PartnersArchitectural practiceB19621965Restoration of adjacent 17C. tenement and incorporation of it in Museum
Item 4 of 5Ian Gordon LindsayArchitectB19621965Restoration of adjacent 17C. tenement and incorporation of it in Museum
Item 5 of 5John Herdman ReidArchitectb19621965Restoration of adjacent 17C. tenement and incorporation of it in Museum. Nomination Paper records that Reid was responsible for this job.

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Edinburgh CorporationClient for Mears work

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp214
Item 2 of 2Johnson, Jim and Rosenburg, Lou2010Renewing Old Edinburgh: the Enduring Legacy of Patrick Geddes Glendaruel: Argyll Publishingp164

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register28445 
Item 2 of 3NMRS/RIASHurd Rolland Collection 6 drawings by Mears, 14 drawings by Mears & Carus Wilson
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Frank Charles Mears: F no2513 (box 7); John Herdman Reid F no6267 (Combined Box 129)

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