Basic Site Details

Name: Merchiston Castle School, Chalmers Boarding House
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 319261928 Design of main part of building
Item 2 of 35 January 1928  Plans submitted to Dean of Guild
Item 3 of 319291930 Further work - in particular internal details


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 3(Sir) Robert Stodart LorimerArchitectA19281929Finished posthumously
Item 2 of 3John Fraser MatthewArchitectA19281930 
Item 3 of 3Lorimer & MatthewArchitectural practiceA19281930 


Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Edinburgh City ArchivesEdinburgh Dean of Guild 5 January 1928
Item 2 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register27983 
Item 3 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDick Peddie and McKay Collection DPM 1920/9
Item 4 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSLorimer and Matthew Collection LOR E/164/1-9, E/166/1, E/168/17