Basic Site Details

Name: Caledonian Railway Station
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Railway  
Item 2 of 2Hotel  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Lothian RoadYes 
Item 2 of 2Rutland StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11890   


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 3Charles George Hood Kinnear A1890  
Item 2 of 3John More Dick Peddie A1890  
Item 3 of 3Kinnear & Peddie A1890  

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 1Caledonian HotelAlso Edinburgh Parcel Office (all part of the one project); Parcel Office section now demolished.

The hotel comprised 5 bedroom floors containing 191 bedrooms and 12 sitting rooms for the public. The first and second bedroom floors each had a corridor 317 feet long. 70 bedrooms for staff on the attic floor.

Contractor for repairs in 1980s: Formasons

Parent Structure and Site

This structure is related to the following parent structure or site (click the item to view details):
 Building nameNotes
Item 1 of 1Caledonian Railway Station and HotelThis scheme was abandoned. Temporary station only built


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2RSA1891   546
Item 2 of 2RSA1892   527

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings Collection