Basic Site Details

Name: Harefield
Town, district or village: Colinton
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: House dated 1928

Economically planned, having two public room, four bedrooms and garage incorporated and all the usual offices, this house is built of local brick, roughcast, with red brick dressings and steps (also local). The roof is covered with brown-red tiles and the walls are finished cream. Special attention has been given to the internal fittings, the woodwork being treated to show all the natural figuring. The electric fittings are all wall fittings of original design. Standard cottage iron casements fitted in wood frames are used throughout. The architect is Mr M M Ochterlony [Builder 26 April 1929 p764]

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 13, West Carnethy AvenueYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21928   
Item 2 of 224 February 1928  Plans dated


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 1(Sir) Matthew Montgomerie OchterlonyArchitect 1928  


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Smith, Miss Alice 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp522
Item 2 of 2RSA1929   652

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder26 April 1929CXXXVI p764 - notes, p770 - illustration

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Edinburgh City ArchivesEdinburgh Dean of Guild  
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Matthew Montgomerie Ochterlony: F no3077 (box 16)