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Basic Site Details

Name: 14-16 Shandwick Place
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Daimler Co Ltd showroomsYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 114-16, Shandwick PlaceYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 2After 1904Before 1911 Alterations and new shopfront for Caledonian Motor Company (no 16 only)
Item 2 of 21936  Daimler Co Ltd showrooms by Richardson & McKay


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 3William Henry Johnson (junior)Architect After 1904Before 1911Alterations and new shopfront for Caledonian Motor Company (no 16 only)
Item 2 of 3John Ross McKayArchitectA1936 Daimler Co Ltd showrooms
Item 3 of 3Richardson & McKayArchitectural practiceA1936 Daimler Co Ltd showrooms - McKay responsible


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Caledonian Motor CompanyClient for W H Johnson shopfront
Item 2 of 2Daimler Co LtdClient for ground-floor showrooms by Richardson & McKay


Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDick Peddie and McKay Collection Richardson & McKay drawings for Daimler Co Ltd showrooms
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers William Henry Johnson: L v24 no1989


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