Basic Site Details

Name: Colonial Life Assurance Co
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
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Status: A Listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 122 St Andrew SquareYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 21-5, North St David StreetYes 
Item 2 of 222, St Andrew SquareYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 51775  Built as houses
Item 2 of 51848  Interior alterations by Bryce
Item 3 of 51854  Addition of porch
Item 4 of 51920  Alterations to houses of 1775 to form commercial offices
Item 5 of 519761980Build/constructionInternal alterations to form offices for IBM.

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 13Burn & BryceArchitectural practiceB1848 Interior alterations
Item 2 of 13David BryceArchitectB1848 Interior alterations
Item 3 of 13John Dick PeddieArchitect 1854 Addition of porch
Item 4 of 13J M Dick Peddie & Walker ToddArchitectural practiceA1920 Alterations to houses of 1775 to form commercial offices
Item 5 of 13Sydney Houghton MillerArchitectA1920 Alterations to houses of 1775 to form commercial offices
Item 6 of 13William James Walker ToddArchitectA1920 Alterations to houses of 1775 to form commercial offices
Item 7 of 13Albert HeasmanArchitectC19761980Internal alterations to form offices for IBM.
Item 8 of 13Brian Geoffrey Falk C19761980Internal alterations to form offices for IBM.
Item 9 of 13Charles Tocher DonaldsonArchitectC19761980Internal alterations to form offices for IBM.
Item 10 of 13Covell Matthews Partnership ScotlandArchitectural practiceC19761980Internal alterations to form offices for IBM.
Item 11 of 13Hector William MorrisonArchitectC19761980Internal alterations to form offices for IBM.
Item 12 of 13Malcolm MacLeod PottingerArchitectC19761980Internal alterations to form offices for IBM.
Item 13 of 13Ronald John OgilvieArchitectC19761980Internal alterations to form offices for IBM.

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 3Bell Cowan & CoClient for 1920 work
Item 2 of 3Colonial Life Assurance Co 
Item 3 of 3IBMClient for 1970s work

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 Ltdp324

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 1845, 6 March 1848. Also Dean of Guild for 1854 addition
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register29698 
Item 3 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDick Peddie and McKay Collection DPM 1920/52