Basic Site Details

Name: Dean Orphan Hospital
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: A listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 3Dean Education Centre also run as a nurses training college
Item 2 of 3Dean Orphanage  
Item 3 of 3The Dean GalleryYes 

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2OrphanageYes 
Item 2 of 2Gallery current use

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 173, Belford Road  

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21833 Completion 
Item 2 of 21990s Alteration/conversionBuilding restored and converted for use as an Art Gallery

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 4Thomas HamiltonArchitectA18311833 
Item 2 of 4Terry Farrell & Company F1990s * Building restored and converted for use as art gallery to serve the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art located directly opposite.
Item 3 of 4Ian White AssociatesLandscape architectE1993 * joint architectural practice for unexectued park masterplan and proposals to create modern glass "link" to the Trinity Apse
Item 4 of 4Reiach & Hall E1993 * joint architectural practice for unexectued park masterplan and proposals to create modern glass "link" to the Trinity Apse

* earliest date known from documented sources.


References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 2 of 3Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp386
Item 3 of 3Grant, James1880Old & New Edinburgh  volume iii, p67

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Architects Journal4 February 1999   
Item 2 of 2National Galleries of Scotland BulletinMarch 1999 The Press Office, National Galleries of ScotlandMarch/April Bulletin, p10

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic ScotlandHistoric Scotland recordsHB Number 27969 Listing informtion
Item 2 of 3Personal Post-War Archive (held at ECA)Miles Glendinning Edin (misc) articles post 1975 non-hsg

Letter addressed to visitors from the Director of the National Galleries of Scotland, Timothy Clifford. Dated March 1999.
Item 3 of 3Personal Post-War Archive (held at ECA)Miles Glendinning Edin (misc) articles post 1985 non-hsg
Brochures of 1993 unexecuted proposals;

1no A3 booklet, designed and produced by Tayburn, titled "The National Gallery of Scottish Art: The Dean Centre, Edinburgh"

Small card with 3-D drawing of proposal, by Bill Fulton, published by Abacus (Colour Printers) Ltd. Cumbria (0229 85) 361/381