Basic Site Details

Name: St Mary's Cathedral Song School
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: A listed
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Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2EDUCATION  
Item 2 of 2School  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Chester Street  
Item 2 of 2Palmerston Place  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 118881892 Built to Oldrid Scott's design. Rowand Andersopn supervised mural decoration.


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 3John Oldrid ScottArchitect 1881 Designed Song School
Item 2 of 3(Sir) Robert Rowand AndersonArchitectA18881892Built to Oldrid Scott's design. Supervised mural decoration by Phoebe Traquair.
Item 3 of 3Wardrop & AndersonArchitectural practiceA18881892Built to Oldrid Scott's design. Supervised mural decoration by Phoebe Traquair.

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Parent Structure and Site

This structure is related to the following parent structure or site (click the item to view details):
 Building nameNotes
Item 1 of 1St Mary's Episcopal CathedralCompetition assessed by Ewan Christian.

Original contract: 89,770; revised contract 95,016; final figure: 110,000.

HS gives reference to plans held by Mrs Elizabeth Stella Phillips and on premises. Uncertain present location of those held by Mrs Phillips (now deceased)


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Darragh, Alison and Glendinning, Miles2002St Mary's Episcopal Cathedral Edinburgh: a short history and guide RCAHMS Broadsheet No 13 
Item 2 of  Accessed May 2008

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder2 April 1892LXII  

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register27448