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Edinburgh, Colinton Road, Colinton House

House (Period Unassigned), Rig And Furrow (Medieval), School (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Edinburgh, Colinton Road, Colinton House

Classification House (Period Unassigned), Rig And Furrow (Medieval), School (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Merchiston Castle School, Gibson House

Canmore ID 141454

Site Number NT26NW 99

NGR NT 21613 69475

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/site/141454

Ordnance Survey licence number 100057073. All rights reserved.
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Administrative Areas

  • Council Edinburgh, City Of
  • Parish Edinburgh (Edinburgh, City Of)
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District City Of Edinburgh
  • Former County Midlothian

Architecture Notes

NT26NW 99 21613 69475

NT26NW 4 21653 69337 Colinton Castle

NT26NW 46 21434 69381 Colinton House, Ice House

NT26NW 60 21732 69477 Merchiston Castle School, Main Building and Memorial Hall

NT26NW 96 2158 6934 Merchiston Castle School, Gates

NT26NW 97 21925 69241 Merchiston Castle School, Lodge and Gate Piers

NT26NW 102 21778 69204 Colinton House, Walled Garden and Store

NT26NW 103 21865 69264 Colinton House, Stable Court

NT26NW 322 21780 69524 Merchiston Castle School, Rogerson Boarding House

NT26NW 323 21664 69493 Merchiston Castle School, Chalmers Boarding House

NT26NW 324 21680 69340 Merchiston Castle School, The Castle Gates (Headmaster's House)

NT26NW 326 2181 6928 Merchiston Castle School, Engineer's Cottage

NT26NW 327 2181 6923 Merchiston Castle School, Sanatorium

NT26NW 328 2170 6953 Merchiston Castle School, Fives Courts

NT26NW 329 2224 6959 Merchiston Castle School, Lodge/Groundsman's Cottage

NT26NW 330 2186 6925 Merchiston Castle School, Gardener's Cottage, Stables and Garages

NT26NW 331 2191 6920 Merchiston Castle School, Semi-detached Houses for Staff

NT26NW 384 21824 69267 Colinton House, House adjoining Walled Garden

NT26NW 385 21664 69315 Colinton Castle, Ha-Ha and Steps

See also:

NT27SW 13.00 24259 71805 Napier University, Merchiston Castle

ARCHITECTS: Richard Crichton c.1801

John Paterson c.1801 - not executed

Thomas Harrison 1801 - not executed

William Forsyth - gardner, greenhouses etc

Samuel Butler - estimate for hot-house c.1801

Hugh Cairncross - estimate

Alex Naysmyth - garden - miniature of tower June 1st, 1805

NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SCOTLAND:

William Forsyth, 1802 - photographs, plans, elevation and section of hot house

John Fraser, 1802 - photograph of plan of lands

Watherston Drawings - 4 plans, 1909

F. Ms 181 Sale particulars for June 1838 auction

- litho plan of grounds

Craftsmen - F. Papers

- Stair-rail and bellhanging by Wm Lang, Smith, Old Wynd Glasgow

- Drawing and bedroom furniture by John McLean, (london)

- Chimney pieces J Marshall, Leith Walk

SCOTTISH RECORD OFFICE:

Sir William Forbes has chosen John Young, Wright, [D.1801] 'for building his new house on his purchase at Collingtoun'. (Colinton House)

Recommendation of John Young to undertake the joisting work for the New Printing House to be erected in Blair Street for His Majesty's Printers.

Letter: James Bremner to John Bruce.

1801 GD 152/218/2/Bundle 4/12

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