Basic Site Details

Name: St Columba's RC Church
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: This is wrongly attributed to Robert McFarlane Cameron in HS list. Cost of church and site 2000

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 17, Upper Gray StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41888   
Item 2 of 423 April 1889 Foundation stone 
Item 3 of 419271928 Additions to hall
Item 4 of 41937  Priest's House


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 3Rhoderic (or Roderic/Roderick) CameronArchitect 1888 Won in competition
Item 2 of 3Reginald Francis Joseph FairlieArchitectA19271928Additions to hall
Item 3 of 3Reginald Francis Joseph FairlieArchitectB1937 Priest's House


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp636
Item 2 of 2Nuttgens, Patrick1959Reginald Fairlie 1883-1952: A Scottish Architect Edinburgh: Oliver & Boydp47

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Edinburgh City ArchivesEdinburgh Dean of Guild  
Item 2 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register43173 
Item 3 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSNMRS Architects Index  
Item 4 of 4RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Rhoderic Cameron: F no2441 (box 6)