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Stewart's Melville College

Door open days

28 September 2019 (14:00 - 17:00)

Edinburgh

The College, by David Rhind, opened in 1855 as Daniel Stewart?s Hospital for 50 destitute boys. In 1870 the Edinburgh Merchant Company turned the Hospital into a fee-paying day school and changed the name to Daniel Stewart?s College. The old courtyard at the north side of the building was eventually roofed over, and reopened in 2007 as a Performing Arts Centre.˜ Additionally, there are other fine rooms such as the Library, formerly the Chapel.˜˜

Key Information

Architect: David Rhind

Building Date: 1855

The Old College, by David Rhind (1808-1883), opened as Daniel Stewart?s Hospital for 50 destitute boys in 1855. In 1870 the Edinburgh Merchant Company turned the Hospital into a fee-paying day school and changed the name to Daniel Stewart's College. The old courtyard at the north side of the building was eventually roofed over and this reopened in 2007 following the creation of a new Performing Arts Centre. Other rooms of particular interest include the Library, formerly the Chapel and the Principal's Study.

 

Where to find us

Address
  • Queensferry Road
  • Edinburgh
  • EH4 3EZ