Basic Site Details

Name: Torduff
Town, district or village: Colinton
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Thirlestane House  

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Villa  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 12, Barnshot RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31879   
Item 2 of 3c. 1905  Additions to service wing
Item 3 of 36 July 1920  Plans for alterations dated


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 5(Sir) Robert Rowand AndersonArchitect 18791879For himself.
Item 2 of 5James Bow DunnArchitect c. 1905 Additions to service wing
Item 3 of 5Alan Keith RobertsonArchitectA1920 Alterations
Item 4 of 5Robertson & SwanArchitectural practiceA1920 Alterations
Item 5 of 5Thomas Aikman SwanArchitectA1920 Alterations


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Corstorphine, Mrs J E EClient for additions


Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Edinburgh City ArchivesMidlothian Dean of Guild Plans Box 8 DRT 10 1912-20 (Dated 6 July 1920)
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register28269 
Item 3 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDunn and Findlay Collection Plans - not dated EDD/929/1