Basic Site Details

Name: 11-13 Queen Street
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: A Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Moffatt & Aitken paid for alterations to this property in 1875 - so cannot have owned it.

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Flats  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 111-13, Queen StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31866  Alterations to stair to area flats
Item 2 of 318681869 Moffat remodelled the ground floor of 13 as his own office.
Item 3 of 31874  Moffat & Aitken designed palace front.

People

Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 5William Lambie Moffatt (originally William Lambie Moffat)ArchitectC1866 Alterations to stair to area flats (perhaps not executed?)
Item 2 of 5William Lambie Moffatt (originally William Lambie Moffat)ArchitectA18681869Remodelling of the ground floor of 13 as his own office.
Item 3 of 5James AitkenArchitectB1874 Palace front.
Item 4 of 5Moffatt & Aitken (or Moffat & Aitken)Architectural practiceB1874 Palace front.
Item 5 of 5William Lambie Moffatt (originally William Lambie Moffat)ArchitectB1874 Palace front.

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 2Britannic Assurance CompanySeem to have been client for whom Moffatt is making alterations, though he used part as his offices
Item 2 of 2Moffat, W LFor himself (presumably as tenant)

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp319

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Edinburgh City ArchivesEdinburgh Dean of Guild 14 March 1874
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register29536 
Item 3 of 3National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)William Lambie Moffatt Cash Book 1859-1881 GD 1/412/1 p5, 38-40