Basic Site Details

Name: Corner tenement with shops, 1-2 Lynedoch Place and 2-4 Drumsheugh Place
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: For the alterations of 1910, the DPM catalogue reads nos 1 & 3. It seems unlikely as these are not adjacent - probably nos 1 & 2.

In NMRS Survey of private collections, it seems that Watherston was involved at various different stages - perhaps sometimes as builder and sometimes as architect as well as builder.

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 22-4, Drumsheugh PlaceYes 
Item 2 of 21-2, Lynedoch PlaceYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 418761877 Date of first proposal - contract drawings. According to NMRS these are for 1-2 Lynedoch Place
Item 2 of 4c. 1880c. 1881 Date of drawings
Item 3 of 41908  Plans for alterations to shops
Item 4 of 41910  Alterations

People

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 11James WatherstonArchitect, BuilderC1876 Date of initial drawings - possibly contract drawings
Item 2 of 11John Watherston & SonsArchitectural practice, BuildersC1876 Date of initial drawings - possibly contract drawings
Item 3 of 11William WatherstonArchitect, BuilderC1876 Date of initial drawings - possibly contract drawings
Item 4 of 11James WatherstonArchitect, BuilderB18801881Possibly building to a Peddie & Kinnear design
Item 5 of 11John Watherston & SonsArchitectural practice, BuildersB18801881Possibly building to a Peddie & Kinnear design
Item 6 of 11William WatherstonArchitect, BuilderB18801881Possibly building to a Peddie & Kinnear design
Item 7 of 11John Watherston & SonsArchitectural practice, BuildersD1908 Alterations to shops
Item 8 of 11Robert Henderson WatherstonArchitect, BuilderD1908 Alterations to shops
Item 9 of 11J M Dick Peddie & Forbes SmithArchitectural practiceA1910 Alterations
Item 10 of 11James Forbes SmithArchitectA1910 Alterations
Item 11 of 11John More Dick PeddieArchitectA1910 Alterations

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp374

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 5Edinburgh City ArchivesEdinburgh Dean of Guild  
Item 2 of 5Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register29274 
Item 3 of 5National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDick Peddie and McKay Collection DPM 1910/38/2
Item 4 of 5National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings Collection  
Item 5 of 5National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSWatherston Collection EDD 464/1-4 (the dates on these drawings do not match other evidence). EDD 720/8-32 (1880 drawings)