Basic Biographical Details

Name: Archibald Elliot II
Designation: Architect
Died: 1843
Bio Notes: Archibald Elliot II was the son of Archibald Elliot He inherited his father's practice after the latter's death in 1823. He exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1817-20 showing drawings of works which his father had just completed. He then moved to London and practised in Osnaburgh Street in partnership with his brother Alexander. Several works in Scotland were undertaken by him. He also designed a monument in Reigate Church, Surrey. This was erected in memory of William Elliot, MP, who had died in 1818.

The house in Osnaburgh Street was sold by the 'executors of the late Mr Elliot architect and builder' in 1833. Presumably this referred to the older Archibald Elliot and the sons were selling the property at this time.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 330, Carmarthen Street, London, EnglandBusiness1817 *  
Item 2 of 3Osnaburgh Street, London, EnglandBusiness1820 *  
Item 3 of 318, Piccardy Place, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusiness1829  

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Employment and Training

Employees or Pupils

The following individuals were employed or trained by this architect (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 1George Bell Ic. 1820(?)Before 1841(?)ApprenticeIn office of Elliot with Elliot's brother Alexander.

Buildings and Designs

This architect was involved with the following buildings or structures from the date specified (click on an item to view details):
 Date startedBuilding nameTown, district or villageIslandCity or countyCountryNotes
Item 1 of 7c. 1818Reigate Church, Monument to the Memory of William ElliotReigate SurreyEngland 
Item 2 of 7182535 St Andrew Square  EdinburghScotlandAlterations
Item 3 of 71825Blair Atholl ChurchBlair Atholl PerthshireScotlandCompleted the work?
Item 4 of 71827Royal Bank of Scotland  GlasgowScotland 
Item 5 of 7182935 St Andrew Square  EdinburghScotlandProposal for creating a covered shopping area bewteen St Andrew Square and Elder Street similar to erection like Burlington Arcade.
Item 6 of 71829Military Academy  EdinburghScotland 
Item 7 of 71830Royal Exchange Square, south side  GlasgowScotlandBuilt in association with Robert Black


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 1Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architect:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Morning Post9 February 1833   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1National Library of ScotlandManuscript CollectionMSS 11913, f101, 11957, f116