Basic Site Details

Name: 17 Rothesay Place
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: B listed
Grid ref:
Notes: The drawings for this scheme include 17 and 18 Rothesay Place and 39 Palmerston Place. The buildings have been unsatisfactorily refaced and are thus not listed with the other buildings in Rothesay Place and Terrace.

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 239, Palmerston PlaceYes 
Item 2 of 217, Rothesay PlaceYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 418831887 Drawings for (?) further work dated 1889
Item 2 of 4October 1886  Date of some drawings by Watherstons
Item 3 of 41905  Alterations to form flat at corner
Item 4 of 4After 1923Before 1932 Additions and reconstruction

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 7James WatherstonArchitect, BuilderD1889 Drawings for further work?
Item 2 of 7John Watherston & SonsArchitectural practice, BuildersD1889 Drawings for further work?
Item 3 of 7William WatherstonArchitect, BuilderD1889 Drawings for further work?
Item 4 of 7James WatherstonArchitect, BuilderB1905 Alterations to form flat at corner
Item 5 of 7John Watherston & SonsArchitectural practice, BuildersB1905 Alterations to form flat at corner
Item 6 of 7Robert Henderson WatherstonArchitect, BuilderB1905 Alterations to form flat at corner
Item 7 of 7(Sir) Matthew Montgomerie OchterlonyArchitectCAfter 1923Before 1932Additions and reconstruction

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Parent Structure and Site

This structure is related to the following parent structure or site (click the item to view details):
 Building nameNotes
Item 1 of 127-39 Palmerston Place with 17 Rothesay Place 

References

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 5Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register2966617, 18 ROTHESAY PLACE
Item 2 of 5National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings CollectionEDD 325/15Source given in listing
Item 3 of 5National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSWatherston Collection EDD 325/2-8, 635/10-11 (drawings for nos 17 and 18)
Item 4 of 5RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Matthew Montgomerie Ochterlony: F no3077 (box 16)
Item 5 of 5UncertainWalker Trust drawings Dated 1889 (via Survey of Private Collections)