Basic Biographical Details

Name: John Duncan MacLeod
Designation: Architect
Born: 1874
Bio Notes: John Duncan MacLeod was born in 1874 and articled to Campbell Douglas & Morrison in 1891, remaining with Douglas as assistant apart from a brief spell when he went to assist James Kennedy Hunter in Ayr in 1899. When Campbell Douglas merged his practice with that of Alexander Nisbet Paterson in 1903 MacLeod commenced practice on his own account in Edinburgh. He was a member of the Edinburgh Architectural Asociation from 1904 and was admitted LRIBA in the mass intake of 20 July 1911, at which date he had travelled in Germany, Belgium and France. His address was then 108 George Street. Nothing is known of his life after that date; he did not appear in 'Who's who in Architecture' 1914.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 2108, George Street, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusinessc. 1906c. 1911 
Item 2 of 234, Bruntsfield Gardens, Edinburgh, ScotlandPrivatec. 1906c. 1911 

Employment and Training


The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this architect (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 4Campbell Douglas & Morrison31 August 1891c. 1896Apprentice 
Item 2 of 4Campbell Douglas & Morrisonc. 18961898Assistant 
Item 3 of 4James Kennedy Hunter18991899Assistant 
Item 4 of 4Campbell Douglas190131 August 1903Chief Assistant 

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 1John Donaldson19251945Chief Assistant 


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this architect for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 1James Bow Dunn20 July 1911for Licentiateship - as President of the Edinburgh Architectural Association

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 101895Sandeman Public LibraryPerth PerthshireScotlandAs assistant with Campbell Douglas & Morrison
Item 2 of 101897Kirkcaldy Burgh Infectious Diseases HospitalKirkcaldy FifeScotlandAs assistant to Campbell Douglas
Item 3 of 10c. 1899Victoria InfirmaryLangside GlasgowScotlandThird part, including isolation pavilion and operating rooms - as assistant with Campbell Douglas & Morrison
Item 4 of 101900St Michael's HouseInveresk MidlothianScotlandAs assistant to Campbell Douglas & Morrison
Item 5 of 10After 1903Aviemore UF ManseAviemore Inverness-shireScotland 
Item 6 of 10After 1903Outwood House  YorkshireEnglandAlterations
Item 7 of 10Before 1903Large School building  GlasgowScotlandAs assistant with Campbell Douglas
Item 8 of 101904Rothiemurchus UF ManseRothiemurchus Inverness-shireScotland 
Item 9 of 101906Rothiemurchus and Aviemore UF ManseRothiemurchus Inverness-shireScotland 
Item 10 of 10c. 1907Causewayside Lads' Institute  EdinburghScotlandIn collaboration with Victor James de Spiganovicz


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 2British Architectural Library, RIBA2001Directory of British Architects 1834-1914   
Item 2 of 2Post Office Directories     

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers L v19 no1438