Basic Site Details

Name: Royal Blind Asylum Workshop
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 3Nicolson StreetYes 
Item 2 of 35-7, Richmond Place Originally nos 14 & 16
Item 3 of 3Union CourtYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 318861888  
Item 2 of 31896  Alterations
Item 3 of 31900   


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 5George Washington Browne A18861888 
Item 2 of 5George Washington Browne B1896 Alterations
Item 3 of 5John More Dick Peddie B1896 Alterations
Item 4 of 5Peddie & Washington Browne B1896 Alterations
Item 5 of 5(Sir) Robert Stodart Lorimer C1900 Alterations?


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp249

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Edinburgh City ArchivesEdinburgh Dean of Guild Plans dated 25 September 1896
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register30304 
Item 3 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSLorimer and Matthew Collection LOR E/193