Lauriston Castle

Between Silverknowes and Cramond, Edinburgh

Overlooking the Firth of Forth,

Motor Driver's Quarters

Now the Art Room

Lauriston Castle - Motor Driver's Quarters- October 2011

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  with acknowledgement to City of Edinburgh Museum s & Galleries                Photo taken: October 18, 2011

 

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     Lauriston Castle - Motor Driver's Quarters- October 2011

 

Lauriston Castle

Motor Driver's Quarters

The photograph at the top of this page is of the former Motor Driver's Quarters.  The driver was Henry George Robertson whose responsibilities included car maintenance and chauffeuring.  The car, in which the Reids travelled extensively throughout Britain, was a Lancia.

Ref.  The booklet, 'Lauriston Castle: An Edinburgh villa'  (City of Edinburgh Museums & Galleries).

Art Room

The Motor Driver's Quarters has now become Lauriston Castle Artthe castle.

Lauriston Castle - Motor Driver's Quarters- October 2011

The Art Room is on the ground floor at the eastern end of the castle.  It can be accessed:

-   from the east, through the garden entrance

OR

-  from the west, through a secret door in the Library then down a flight of stairs.

Secret door in the Library (CLOSED and OPEN), leading to the Art Room

      Lauriston Castle - Library - October 2011               Lauriston Castle - Library - October 2011

 

Lauriston Castle

More Photos

The photo at the top of this page is one of several that I took when I visited Lauriston Castle on October 18, 2011.

Please click on this link to see other photos taken on the same occasion:

Other Photos

    Lauriston Castle - Entrace Hall and Staircase - October 2011

 

Lauriston Castle

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Interior Views

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