Basic Site Details

Name: Convent of the Good Shepherd
Town, district or village: Colinton
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: Was located S of Woodhall Road and was probably extended from the villa called Woodfield.

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41926 AdditionAddition of Convent Chapel
Item 2 of 41935  Infirmary wing and cloister
Item 3 of 419411942AdditionByre added
Item 4 of 4After 1953Before 1960AdditionLarge additions


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 7William John Devlin  1926 Convent Chapel
Item 2 of 7Reginald Francis Joseph Fairlie  1935 Infirmary wing and cloister, altar in church
Item 3 of 7David John Chisholm A19411942Byre
Item 4 of 7Dick Peddie, Todd & Jamieson A19411942Byre
Item 5 of 7George Lindsay Auldjo Jamieson A19411942Byre
Item 6 of 7William James Walker Todd A19411942Byre
Item 7 of 7Charles William Gray  After 1953Before 1960Large additions


Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDick Peddie and McKay Collection1940/145/1 
Item 2 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSNMRS Architects Index  
Item 3 of 4Professor David M Walker personal archiveProfessor David M Walker, notes and collection of archive material  
Item 4 of 4RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Charles William Gray: F no5460 (combined box 80)