Basic Site Details

Name: Central Hotel
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: There were probably alterations made by William Hamilton Beattie when it became the Imperial in 1885. The Imperial is given as one of William Hamilton Breattie's jobs in his Builder obituary. Subsequently rebuilt as newspaper office by Stewart Kaye. See separate entry for Edinburgh Evening News Building

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Imperial HotelYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Market StreetYes 
Item 2 of 2Central Hotel, Waverley BridgeYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11873  Exhibition date

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 2George Beattie & SonArchitectural practiceAc. 1873  
Item 2 of 2William Hamilton BeattieArchitectAc. 1873  

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1RSA1873   787

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder10 December 1898LXXV p535