Basic Site Details

Name: Ravelrig
Town, district or village: Balerno
City or county: Midlothian
Country: Scotland
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Cheshire HomeYes 
Item 2 of 2Dr Barnardo's HomeYes 

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1527, Lanark Road WestYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31925   
Item 2 of 3March 1950  Alterations
Item 3 of 3c. 1981 Build/constructionAlterations? New Buildings?


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 14John Ross McKay A1925  
Item 2 of 14Richardson & McKay A1925  
Item 3 of 14Leslie Grahame Thomson (or Leslie Grahame-Thomson; later Leslie Grahame MacDougall)  1950 Alterations
Item 4 of 14(Professor) James Paul Cc. 1981 Alterations? New Buildings?
Item 5 of 14Alexander Steele Cc. 1981 Alterations? New Buildings?
Item 6 of 14Baxter Clark & Paul Cc. 1981 Alterations? New Buildings?
Item 7 of 14George Cruickshank Cc. 1981 Alterations? New Buildings?
Item 8 of 14George Lindsay Bruce Cc. 1981 Alterations? New Buildings?
Item 9 of 14Ian Geoffrey Plenderleath Cc. 1981 Alterations? New Buildings?
Item 10 of 14John Stewart Clark Cc. 1981 Alterations? New Buildings?
Item 11 of 14Norman Alexander Barr Cc. 1981 Alterations? New Buildings?
Item 12 of 14Peter Murchie Cc. 1981 Alterations? New Buildings?
Item 13 of 14Robert Reid Black Cc. 1981 Alterations? New Buildings?
Item 14 of 14Roy David Clark C c. 1981 Alterations? New Buildings?


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Bruce, P CClient for 1925 work


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1RIBA1981Directory of Practices 1981   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDick Peddie and McKay Collection DPM 1920/26/4
Item 2 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSLeslie Grahame Thomson MacDougall Collection LGM 1950/36/1
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers John Ross McKay: F no3492 (box 24)