Looking to the NE from Rosebank Road
Reproduced with acknowledgement to John
Sinclair, Trinity, Edinburgh.
This photo was taken by John's father around 1948-50.
... and the same view in 2010
farm has been replaced by bungalows. The tree and old gas street lamp have
Peter Stubbs - please contact
Photo taken: September 14, 2010
Thank you to John Sinclair for
allowing me to reproduce this photograph of Wardie Farm, taken by his
father. John believes that the photo was probably taken around
The farm buildings were all demolished a few years after this photo was
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Here is another photograph of
Wardie Farm, also taken by John's father. This one was taken from a
little further to the west along Rosebank Road, looking towards the SW corner of Wardie Farm:
Around 1955, Wardie Farm was
sold to Fred Ford who had a building firm at Corstorphine. He
demolished the old farm buildings and built a street, Rosebank Gardens,
and a few bungalows on the land.
Around the same time, Fred Ford also bought the old Wardie House and
its grounds. He demolished most of the old house and built a street,
Wardie House Lane, and six bungalows, similar to those in Rosebank
Gardens, on the land.