Basic Site Details

Name: North Leith Parish Church
Town, district or village: North Leith
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 418141816Build/construction 
Item 2 of 41879  Rearrangement of interior seating, pulpit, etc.
Item 3 of 419481950RestorationRestoration of Burn's original scheme for pulpit etc
Item 4 of 41950 AdditionClassical organ case


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 6William BurnArchitectS18141816 
Item 2 of 6David RhindArchitect 1879 Rearrangement of interior seating, pulpit, etc.
Item 3 of 6George HayArchitectB19481950Restoration of Burn's original scheme for pulpit etc
Item 4 of 6Ian G Lindsay & PartnersArchitectural practiceB19481950Restoration of Burn's original scheme for pulpit etc
Item 5 of 6Ian Gordon LindsayArchitectB19481950Restoration of Burn's original scheme for pulpit etc
Item 6 of 6Alexander Kent A1950 Classical organ case

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 1North Leith Parish Church Hall and school 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Campbell, A1827The Present State of Leith  p294
Item 2 of 4Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 3 of 4Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp454
Item 4 of 4Hay, George1957The Architecture of Scottish Post-Reformation Churches 1560-1843 Oxford: Clarendon PressFigure 49

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Register House Plans RHP 7307-7310
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Drawings Collection