Basic Site Details

Name: Craiglockhart Hydropathic Institution
Town, district or village: Craiglockhart
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Hew Lorimer worked on sculpture on facade? One of Conlon's last works

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 3Craiglockhart College of Education  
Item 2 of 3Napier University Craiglockhart CampusYes 
Item 3 of 3St Andrews College of Education  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1219, Colinton RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 518771879 Original building
Item 2 of 519 May 1877  First scheme
Item 3 of 5November 1877December 1877 Revised scheme
Item 4 of 51960s Alterations and additions 
Item 5 of 51980s Alterations and 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 8Charles George Hood Kinnear A18771879 
Item 2 of 8John Dick Peddie A18771879 
Item 3 of 8Peddie & Kinnear A18771878 
Item 4 of 8Peddie, Kinnear & Peddie A18781879 
Item 5 of 8Alexander Ritchie Conlon S1960s Alterations?
Item 6 of 8Reginald Fairlie & Partners S1960s Alterations?
Item 7 of 8Alexander Buchanan Campbell B1980s Alterations?
Item 8 of 8Alexander Buchanan Campbell & Partners B1980s Alterations?


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Craiglockhart Hydropathic Company 

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Child Structures

This structure or site has the following component or child structures (click on an item to view details):
 Building NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Craiglockhart Hydropathic Institution, Chapel 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp536
Item 2 of 4RSA1878   930
Item 3 of 4Shifrin, Malcolm2015Victorian Turkish Baths Historic Englandp216 (plan)
Item 4 of 4Walker, David W2003Peddie and Kinnear's Hydropathics Architectural Heritage XIV, Journal of the Architectural Heritage Society of Scotland, pp22-44pp30-35

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 5British Architect25 April 1879   
Item 2 of 5Builder20 October 1877XXXV  
Item 3 of 5Builder11 October 1879XXXVII  
Item 4 of 5Building News25 April 1879   
Item 5 of 5Building News10 April 1880   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Courtesy of Drew ConlonInformation sent to Dictionary Sent July 2012
Item 2 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register27274 
Item 3 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDick Peddie and McKay Collection DPM/1870/74/3 (drawings incomplete)
Item 4 of 4NMRSA Buchanan Campbell Collection Handlist of drawings