Basic Site Details

Name: Learmonth House
Town, district or village: Dean
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: A Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Also unpublished report by Bruce Blanche, held at NMRS

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 125, Learmonth TerraceYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 118911893  

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 3James SimpsonArchitectB18911893 
Item 2 of 3Scott Morton & Co (later Scott Morton & Tynecastle Co Ltd; finally Scott Morton Ltd)Architectural practiceA1893 Interior decoration
Item 3 of 3William Scott MortonArchitectA1893 Interior decoration

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Sanderson, Arthur - wine merchant 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 6Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdpp399-400
Item 2 of 6Hardie, Elspeth1988William Scott Morton, Artist Craftsman and Decorator Antique Collector, March 1988 
Item 3 of 6Hardie, Elspeth1990Tynecastle Tapestry in the United States Antique Collector, May 1990 
Item 4 of 6RCAHMS1999Homebuilders: Mactaggart & Mickel and the Scottish housebuilding industry RCAHMSView of staircase and interiors (c.1900) p200
Item 5 of 6RSA1894   388
Item 6 of 6RSA1895   482

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Art Journal1897   

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 Plans February 1891
Item 2 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register29248