Basic Site Details

Name: Lothian Road UP Church
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Three sheets of drawings dated 8 July 1830 in the possession of Peter Blythe.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 3FilmhouseYes 
Item 2 of 3Lothian Road Church  
Item 3 of 3Lothian Road Free Church  

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 188, Lothian RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 318301831  
Item 2 of 31893  Alterations
Item 3 of 319781981Alteration/conversionConversion into filmhouse


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 6David BryceArchitectB18301831 
Item 2 of 6William BurnArchitectB18301831With David Bryce - or perhaps Bryce on his own.
Item 3 of 6David MacGibbonArchitectA1893 Alterations
Item 4 of 6MacGibbon & RossArchitectural practiceA1893 Alterations
Item 5 of 6Thomas RossArchitectA1893 Alterations
Item 6 of 6Waters Jamieson PartnershipArchitectural practiceA19781981Conversion into filmhouse


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Managers of Gardners Crescent Chapel 

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Child Structures

This structure or site has the following component or child structures (click on an item to view details):
 Building NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Lothian Road UP Church Hall 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 2 of 2Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdpp26, 39, 45, 255-257

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder3 June 1882XLII 668

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register27100 
Item 2 of 2National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Managers' Minutes and Deacons' Court Minutes 1830-41 CH3 417/3 and 17; Cash Book 1829-82 CH3 417/21 and 2