Basic Site Details

Name: Blackford Park House
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: Details similar to Rosetta, Ashbrook and other R R Raeburn houses.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 3Canaan School About 1921
Item 2 of 3Salvation Army Home Asbout 1935
Item 3 of 3Sunnyside Nursing Home  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 129, South Oswald RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31871  Original villa
Item 2 of 31924  Conversion of attics into bedrooms
Item 3 of 31982 Demolition 


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 7Robert Reid Raeburn  1871  
Item 2 of 7James McLellan Fairley A1924 Conversion of attics into bedrooms
Item 3 of 7Leadbetter, Fairley & Reid A1924 Conversion of attics into bedrooms
Item 4 of 7Robert Stirling Reid A1924 Conversion of attics into bedrooms
Item 5 of 7J M Dick Peddie & Walker Todd B1924 Alterations?
Item 6 of 7Sydney Houghton Miller B1924 Alterations?
Item 7 of 7William James Walker Todd B1924 Alterations?


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Cant, M1990Sciennes and the Grange  pp225-229
Item 2 of 2Edinburgh Architectural Association1907Edinburgh Architectural Association Exhibition Catalogue EdinburghListed in 'Memoir of Deceased Scottish Architects with Portraits' (as by Robert Reid Raeburn)

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSCowie and Seaton Collection CSE 1920/23/1
Item 2 of 2Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of ScotlandCanmore143865