Basic Site Details

Name: Portobello Old Parish Church
Town, district or village: Portobello
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Portobello Old and Windsor Place Parish ChurchYes 

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 116A, Bellfield StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 418081810 Original church
Item 2 of 41878  Addition
Item 3 of 419201922 Alterations, repositioning of organ.
Item 4 of 41939  Alterations to chancel and new furnishings


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 4William SibbaldArchitectA18081810 
Item 2 of 4James Macintyre HenryArchitect 1878 Addition
Item 3 of 4John Alexander CarfraeArchitect 19201921Alterations, repositioning of organ. Carfrae in independent practice.
Item 4 of 4Alexander Lorne CampbellArchitect 1939 Alterations to chancel and new furnishings


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Baird, William1898History of Duddingston and Portobello  pp320-321, 453
Item 2 of 3Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp650
Item 3 of 3Portobello1832Report on the Burgh of Portobello   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register26969 
Item 2 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSScott Morton (formerly Peter Miller) Collection, RIAS SMO E/8/1-2