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Raeburn House Hotel

112 Raeburn Place, Stockbridge, Edinburgh

 Raeburn House Hotel  -  2009

Raeburn House Hotel, 112 Raeburn Place, Stockbridge, Edinburgh

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                             Photo taken October 12 2009

 

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    Raeburn House Hotel, 112 Raeburn Place, Stockbridge, Edinburgh

 

Raeburn House Hotel

Location

Raeburn House Hotel is on the north side of Raeburn Place, at the SE corner of Edinburgh Academy sports fields.  The sports fields are used for cricket and rugby.

History

This is one of three single villas that were built here around 1832, on the very edge of Edinburgh.  The other two were demolished to make way for Victorian tenements.  Raeburn House Hotel was formerly Somerset Cottage.

The Buildings of Scotland - Edinburgh  (John Gifford et al)

The Raeburn House Hotel web site appears to have been last updated in September 2006.  The hotel was still open then, as a 1-star hotel with seven rooms.  The web site includes a photograph of the hotel, with chairs and tables in the front garden. 

Incidentally, this web site describes the hotel as having been constructed in 1850 and renovated in 2001.

The Future

Festival Inns run both the Edinburgh Academy Cricket Club clubhouse and the adjacent Raeburn House Hotel.

They sought approval, in 2002, for the present clubhouse to be demolished and replaced by a new clubhouse and squash courts, and for an extension to Raeburn House Hotel to be built to the rear of the hotel. 

Approval was refused in 2002, then granted in 2004.  To date, the hotel has closed and I see little evidence of any work having begun on any extension.

Peter Stubbs:  October 14, 2009

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Please click on the the thumbnail image below to zoom-in and see another photograph of Raeburn House Hotel, taken in October 2009:

Raeburn House Hotel, 112 Raeburn Place, Stockbridge, Edinburgh

 

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Photographs and Other Images  -  These include portraits of photographers  -  photographic outings -  Princes Street views  -  Newhaven Fishwives  -  etc.  Early Photography in Edinburgh  -  Talbot, Brewster, Hill & Adamson, Early Professional Photographers in Princes Street, etc.  Professional Photographers in Edinburgh  -  1840 to 1940  -  Their names, dates of business and studio addresses.  The Photographic Society of Scotland  -  1856 to 1873  -  Lectures, Exhibitions, Outings, etc.  The History of Edinburgh Photographic Society  -  1861 to date  -  Lectures, Exhibitions, Outings, Poems, etc.  EPS Publications - EPS Handwritten Records  -  Photographic Journals  -  Trade Directories  -  Books  -  etc.  Thanks to all who have encouraged and supported me in creating the EdinPhoto web site  -  including descendants of photographers  -  researchers  -  providers of photographs and other material  Background notes on the research thal led up to the creation of this site  -   together with lists of new material added to the site since its launch.  Brief comments on how this site might be used  -  Just browsing?  -  Seeking specific information?  Please add your questions, suggestions or other comments to the Guest Book.  Links to other web sites  -  Photographic Societies  -  Photographic History  -  Family History  -  etc.  Click here to find the link to the Edinburgh Photogrpahic Society web site.

 

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