Basic Site Details

Name: Merchiston Castle School, The Castle Gates
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: C Listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Headmaster's houseYes 

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 319271933  
Item 2 of 33 May 1929  Plans submitted to Dean of Guild
Item 3 of 3After 19331968 Alterations


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 5J M Dick Peddie & Walker Todd A19271933 
Item 2 of 5Sydney Houghton Miller A1927  
Item 3 of 5William James Walker Todd A19271933 
Item 4 of 5Carr & Matthew BAfter 1959  
Item 5 of 5David Carr BAfter 1959  

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

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 1Colinton House 


Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Edinburgh City ArchivesEdinburgh Dean of Guild 3 May 1929
Item 2 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register49555 
Item 3 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDick Peddie and McKay Collection 1920/9/28
Item 4 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSLorimer and Matthew Collection LOR E/168/17; E/170/1-6