Basic Site Details

Name: Canaan House
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: N.B. This house should nit be confused with Canaan House within the grounds of the Astley Ainslie.

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Canaan LaneYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 1After 1892Before 1904 Additions


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 5Campbell DouglasArchitect, ValuerA1892Before 1904 
Item 2 of 5Alexander Barr MorrisonArchitectAAfter 1892Before 1902Morrison involved if before 1902
Item 3 of 5Campbell Douglas & MorrisonArchitectural practiceAAfter 1892Before 1902Morrison involved if before 1902
Item 4 of 5Thomas McMillanArchitectAAfter 1892Before 1904As assistant to Campbell Douglas
Item 5 of 5David ThomsonArchitectA?After 1895(?)Before 1901(?)Dates uncertain, but Thomson was possibly involved if between 1895 and 1901, as apprentice/assistant to Campbell Douglas & Morrison


Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Thomas McMillan: L v8 no 460; David Thomson: L v10 no556 (microfilm reel 32) ('Mansions near Edinbro'', as assistant)