James Smith Richardson

James Smith Richardson was an architect practising in Edinburgh. From 1920 he was Inspector of Ancient Monuments for the Ancient Monuments Board, where he was responsible for bringing many monuments into public guardianship.

After he retired, Richardson was a consultant to the National Trust for Scotland, and advised on the restoration of the garden at Pitmedden, Aberdeenshire. where he oversaw the reconstruction of the fountain and parterres.

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