Basic Site Details

Name: Arthur Lodge
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
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Notes: The original designs are attributed to Thomas Hamilton in the late 1820s.

Alternative Names

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

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Lodge  
Item 2 of 2Cottage  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 160, Dalkeith RoadYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 4c. 1827c. 1830Build/construction 
Item 2 of 414 August 1896  Alterations and additions - plans dated
Item 3 of 419431944Alteration/conversionPlans showing adaptation as preparatory school and subdivision into two self-contained flats
Item 4 of 41985 * Alteration/conversionRestoration of house CHECK

* earliest date known from documented sources.


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 10Thomas HamiltonArchitectBc. 1827c. 1830Stylistic attribution
Item 2 of 10James McLellan FairleyArchitectA1896 Additions and alterations
Item 3 of 10Leadbetter & FairleyArchitectural practiceA1896 Additions and alterations
Item 4 of 10Thomas Greenshields LeadbetterArchitectA1896 Additions and alterations
Item 5 of 10Leadbetter, Fairley & ReidArchitectural practiceC19441945Adaptation as preparatory school and subdivision into two self-contained flats (unclear who did what, between Leadbetter, Fairley & Reid and Dick Peddie, McKay & Jamieson)
Item 6 of 10Robert Stirling ReidArchitectC19441945Adaptation as preparatory school and subdivision into two self-contained flats (unclear who did what, between Leadbetter, Fairley & Reid and Dick Peddie, McKay & Jamieson)
Item 7 of 10David John ChisholmArchitectD19441945Adaptation as preparatory school and subdivision into two self-contained flats (unclear who did what, between Leadbetter, Fairley & Reid and Dick Peddie, McKay & Jamieson)
Item 8 of 10Dick Peddie, McKay & JamiesonArchitectural practiceD19441945Adaptation as preparatory school and subdivision into two self-contained flats (unclear who did what, between Leadbetter, Fairley & Reid and Dick Peddie, McKay & Jamieson)
Item 9 of 10George Lindsay Auldjo JamiesonArchitectD19441945Adaptation as preparatory school and subdivision into two self-contained flats (unclear who did what, between Leadbetter, Fairley & Reid and Dick Peddie, McKay & Jamieson)
Item 10 of 10John Ross McKayArchitectD19441945Adaptation as preparatory school and subdivision into two self-contained flats (unclear who did what, between Leadbetter, Fairley & Reid and Dick Peddie, McKay & Jamieson)

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 5Barr, A G, MrsClient for 1940s work (with George Watson's Ladies' College)
Item 2 of 5Cunningham, John, jeweller 
Item 3 of 5George Watson's Ladies' CollegeClients for 1940s work (with Mrs A G Barr)
Item 4 of 5Jack Howells, Edinburgh ConservatorOwner of the property during the 1985 works
Item 5 of 5John Pinkerton, QC, President of the Cockburn AssociationOwner of the property during the 1985 works

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 2 of 2Rock, Joe1984Thomas Hamilton  pp45-7

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Country Life19 November 1987   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSCowie and Seaton Collection CSE 1940/44/1
Item 2 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSNMRS Photographic Archive Plans dated 14 August 1896 (copies of Dean of Guild drawings) EDD 843 2-6, 9
Item 3 of 4Personal Post-War Archive (held at ECA)Miles Glendinning edin misc articles post 1975 non hsg

Sheet of printed paper describing 1985 works. Titled "Arthur Lodge" - no further identifying information.
Item 4 of 4Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of ScotlandCanmore52452