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Edinburgh, Warriston Road, East Warriston House

House (20th Century)

Site Name Edinburgh, Warriston Road, East Warriston House

Classification House (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Warriston Crematorium

Canmore ID 152771

Site Number NT27NE 595

NGR NT 25444 75940

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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

Archaeology Notes

NT27NE 595 25444 75940

Location formerly entered as NT 2544 7594.

See also NT27NE 874.00.

Architecture Notes

Architect: Sir Robert Lorimer, 1929-1930 - conversion from East Wariston House to Warriston Crematoriam.


Plans: 26 FS details for conversion to Crematorium. Lorimer and Matthew, 1928-1929.

Notes: Ultimately it was William Bonar who took up residence at East Warriston c.1833. Prior to this it was probably used as a secondary, summer, residence for his father Andrew Bonar. The pencil annotaions date from the occupancy of Lt. l. Agnew. C.1900.


Photocopy of Inventory of 1924. Original inventory in possesion of Mrs Z Ashford. Copied 1987 (Inventory by Lyon and Turnbull].

(Undated) information in NMRS.


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