Basic Site Details

Name: Westerlea House
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Also stable courtyard - C listed. .

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 3HouseYes 
Item 2 of 3Children's home  
Item 3 of 3School  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 111, Ellersly RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 218601869  
Item 2 of 21913  Remodelling (mainly internal) and garden layout


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 4Campbell DouglasArchitect, ValuerA18601869 
Item 2 of 4Campbell Douglas & StevensonArchitectural practiceA18601868 
Item 3 of 4John James StevensonArchitectA18601868 
Item 4 of 4(Sir) Robert Stodart LorimerArchitectB1913 Remodelling (mainly internal) and garden layout


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Cowan, Charles, MPUncle of Campbell Douglas's wife.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Boog Watson, Charles Brodie1915Alexander Cowan of Moray House & Valleyfield: his Kinsfolk and Connections Perth: Privately published 
Item 2 of 3Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp633
Item 3 of 3Savage, Peter1980Lorimer and the Edinburgh Craft Designers Edinburgh: Paul Harris Publishing, 1980 (also paperback ed, London & Edinburgh: Steve Savage, 2005)p176

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building News1890  Check date

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register30275 
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register30276Stable courtyard
Item 3 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSLorimer and Matthew Collection LOR E/59