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Basic Site Details

Name: Well Court
Town, district or village: Dean Village
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: A listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Includes Woodbarn Hall, former separate common hall and tower

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Brown's CourtYes 

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2DamsideYes 
Item 2 of 21-52, Well CourtYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 318831886  
Item 2 of 31885 Design exhibitedDesign for workmen's club
Item 3 of 31960s Alteration/conversionAlterations to Well Court Hall


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 3Arthur George Sydney MitchellArchitectA18831886 
Item 2 of 3George WilsonArchitectA18831886As assistant to Sydney Mitchell
Item 3 of 3Harold Roland WedgwoodArchitectural practice 1960s Altered Well Court Hall for use as an office for his practice


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Findlay, John Ritchie 
Item 2 of 2Wedgwood, RolandAltered Well Court Hall for use as an office for his practice


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Graves, Algernon1905The Royal Academy of Arts: a complete dictionary of exhibitors and their works…1905-6London: Graves and Bell1885, no 1933
Item 2 of 3RCAHMS1999Homebuilders: Mactaggart & Mickel and the Scottish housebuilding industry RCAHMSp207
Item 3 of 3RSA1886   850

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4British Architect23 August 1889   
Item 2 of 4British Architect1 November 1889   
Item 3 of 4Building News2 January 1885   
Item 4 of 4RIAS Quarterly2011WinterRoyal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS)p.97: obituary of Roland Wedgwood

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register29900 
Item 2 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSSydney Mitchell & Wilson Collection SMW 1880/4/1-10


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