Basic Site Details

Name: Exchange Bank of Scotland
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: A Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Walker Todd claims responsibility for this in his RIBA Nomination Papers.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 323 St Andrew SquareYes 
Item 2 of 3Exchange Bank  
Item 3 of 3Scottish Banks Clearing House  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 123, St Andrew SquareYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21846   
Item 2 of 219291930 Scottish Banks Clearing House building on St Andrews Lane, on site of David Bryce Free Tolbooth Church

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 6Burn & BryceArchitectural practiceA1846  
Item 2 of 6David BryceArchitectA1846  
Item 3 of 6J M Dick Peddie & Walker ToddArchitectural practiceB1929 Scottish Banks Clearing House building on St Andrews Lane, on site of David Bryce Free Tolbooth Church
Item 4 of 6Sydney Houghton MillerArchitectB1929 Scottish Banks Clearing House building on St Andrews Lane, on site of David Bryce Free Tolbooth Church
Item 5 of 6William James Walker ToddArchitectB1929 Scottish Banks Clearing House building on St Andrews Lane, on site of David Bryce Free Tolbooth Church
Item 6 of 6George Lindsay Auldjo JamiesonArchitect 1932 Alterations - ? - he was still an assistant at the time

References

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Builder27 May 1876XXXIV Obituary of David Bryce
Item 2 of 3Building ChronicleAugust 1856   
Item 3 of 3Building ChronicleMarch 1857   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 5Edinburgh City ArchivesEdinburgh Dean of Guild 25 June and 5 August 1846
Item 2 of 5Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register29700 
Item 3 of 5National Library of ScotlandManuscript Collection Letter from Bryce to John Blackwood, 25 June 1846, MS 4078
Item 4 of 5National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDick Peddie and McKay Collection DPM 1920/38/4
Item 5 of 5RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers William James Walker Todd: L no3917 (box 18) & F no2948 (box 14)