Basic Site Details

Name: Donaldsons Hospital, International Forestry Exhibition Building
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: In the ground of Donaldsons.

Large symmetrical building of timber with central dome. Roofs on laminated timber arches.

Opened by the Marquess of Lothian.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Donaldson's Hospital, International Forestry Exhibition Building  

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11 July 1884 Opened 


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 1Robert MorhamArchitectA1884  


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Noltie, Henry2016Indian Forester, Scottish Laird: the Botanical Livers of Hugh Cleghorn of Stravithie Edinburgh: Royal Botanic Gardenpp240-242