Basic Site Details

Name: Canaan Lodge
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
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Status: Demolished
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Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 143, Canaan LaneYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21907 Destruction/demolition 
Item 2 of 2July 1907  Entrance lodge and stabling and perhaps alterations to house

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 2John PatersonArchitectBc. 1802 For himself.
Item 2 of 2James Bow DunnArchitect 1907 Entrance lodge and stabling and perhaps alterations to house

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 2Paterson, JohnFor initial building
Item 2 of 2Stewart, W L, MrFor 1907 work

References

Bibliographic References

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

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Caledonian Mercury28 April 1810  Canaan Lodge to be sold

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Register House PlansRHP 38141 
Item 2 of 3National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Register House PlansRHP 24365-7'For drawings dated by Paterson at Canaan Lodge' (Colvin - but reference unclear as to what he means by this. Does he mena that drawings were executed after he himself had moved into the house)
Item 3 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDunn and Findlay Collection EDD /795/1-7. 8 sheets drawings