Basic Site Details

Name: 12 Charlotte Street
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 212 South Charlotte Street  
Item 2 of 2Strathearn and Blair  

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2House(?)  
Item 2 of 2Office(?)  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 212, Charlotte StreetYesAddress on DPM drawings
Item 2 of 212, South Charlotte Street Address on Cowie & Seaton drawings


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 318611862Alteration/conversionInternal alterations
Item 2 of 319371948 Alterations
Item 3 of 31970 Restoration 


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 13Charles George Hood KinnearArchitectB18611862Internal alterations
Item 2 of 13John Dick PeddieArchitectB18611862Internal alterations
Item 3 of 13Peddie & KinnearArchitectural practiceB18611862Internal alterations
Item 4 of 13James McLellan FairleyArchitectC19371938Alterations (continued by the firm after Fairley had left in 1938)
Item 5 of 13Leadbetter, Fairley & ReidArchitectural practiceC19371948Alterations
Item 6 of 13Robert Stirling ReidArchitectC19371947Alterations
Item 7 of 13David John ChisholmArchitectA1938 Alterations
Item 8 of 13Dick Peddie, Todd & JamiesonArchitectural practiceA1938 Alterations
Item 9 of 13George Lindsay Auldjo JamiesonArchitectA1938 Alterations
Item 10 of 13William James Walker ToddArchitectA1938 Alterations
Item 11 of 13Morton John Heddell CowieArchitectCBefore 19471948Alterations
Item 12 of 13Henry ('Harry') McFarlane BunchArchitectC1970 Restoration. Job architect and partner in charge.
Item 13 of 13Robert Hurd & Partners (or R A Hurd & Partners)Architectural practiceC1970 Restoration


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1British Assets TrustClient for 1970 restoration


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Allen, Nic (ed.) Scottish Architects in Conservation  p55

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSCowie and Seaton Collection CSE 1930/86/1
Item 2 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDick Peddie and McKay Collection DPM DPM 1860/55/1; 1930/32/1
Item 3 of 3Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of ScotlandCanmore115048