Basic Site Details

Name: Challenger Lodge
Town, district or village: Trinity
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 1St Columba's Hospice  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 5c. 1830   
Item 2 of 5After 1901Before 1911 Additions and alterations
Item 3 of 51966 Alteration/conversionAdditions
Item 4 of 51978 Alteration/conversionAddition of SW wing for St Columba's Hospice
Item 5 of 51983 Alterations and additions 

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 16John BrownArchitect After 1901Before 1911Additions and alterations
Item 2 of 16(Professor) George Alexander Macnab (misspelt McNab)ArchitectC1966 Additions
Item 3 of 16Alan ReiachArchitectC1966 Additions
Item 4 of 16Alan Reiach & Partners C1966 Additions
Item 5 of 16James Stuart RentonArchitectC1966 Additions
Item 6 of 16John ('Jack') Reid Oberlander C1966 Additions - as job architect
Item 7 of 16(Professor) George Alexander Macnab (misspelt McNab)ArchitectA1978 Addition of SW wing for St Columba's Hospice
Item 8 of 16Alan ReiachArchitectA1978 Addition of SW wing for St Columba's Hospice
Item 9 of 16Alan Reiach Eric Hall & PartnersArchitectural practiceA1978 Addition of SW wing for St Columba's Hospice
Item 10 of 16Eric Walker HallArchitectA1978 Addition of SW wing for St Columba's Hospice
Item 11 of 16James Stuart RentonArchitectA1978  
Item 12 of 16John ('Jack') Reid Oberlander A1978 Addition of SW wing for St Columba's Hospice
Item 13 of 16Leslie Douglas MitchellArchitectA1978 Addition of SW wing for St Columba's Hospice
Item 14 of 16William Alistair MillerArchitectA1978 Addition of SW wing for St Columba's Hospice
Item 15 of 16John ('Jack') Reid Oberlander D1983 Additions - partner in charge
Item 16 of 16Oberlander AssociatesArchitectural practiceD1983 Additions

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Murray, John (Sir)for John Brown additions and alterations

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp609

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Courtesy of Jack OberlanderInformation from interview with Yvonne Hillyard  
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers John Brown: L v15 no1040