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Basic Site Details

Name: United Free Church Offices
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: A Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: CHECK date of obituary

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Church of Scotland OfficesYes 
Item 2 of 2UF Church Offices  

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 2121, George StreetYes 
Item 2 of 2117-121, George StreetYesAddress for air raid shelter

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 419081909 Work by Sydney Mitchell & Wilson
Item 2 of 419321933 Extensions - eastern addition; balancing western addition planned but not built; enlargement required as a result of the Union of 1929
Item 3 of 41939  Air raid shelter
Item 4 of 41953  Chapel (and Shop to east)

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 12Arthur George Sydney MitchellArchitectAc. 1908  
Item 2 of 12George WilsonArchitectAc. 1908  
Item 3 of 12Sydney Mitchell & WilsonArchitectural practiceAc. 1908  
Item 4 of 12Auldjo Jamieson & ArnottArchitectural practiceB19321933Extensions - eastern addition; balancing western addition planned but not built; enlargement required as a result of the Union of 1929
Item 5 of 12Ernest Arthur Oliphant Auldjo JamiesonArchitectB19321933Extensions - eastern addition; balancing western addition planned but not built; enlargement required as a result of the Union of 1929
Item 6 of 12James Alexander ArnottArchitectB19321933Extensions - eastern addition; balancing western addition planned but not built; enlargement required as a result of the Union of 1929
Item 7 of 12David John ChisholmArchitectC1939 Air raid shelter
Item 8 of 12Dick Peddie, Todd & JamiesonArchitectural practiceC1939 Air raid shelter
Item 9 of 12George Lindsay Auldjo JamiesonArchitectC1939 Air raid shelter
Item 10 of 12William James Walker ToddArchitectC1939 Air raid shelter
Item 11 of 12Ian G Lindsay & PartnersArchitectural practiceD1953 Chapel (and Shop to east)
Item 12 of 12Ian Gordon LindsayArchitectD1953 Chapel (and Shop to east)

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 Ltdp305-6

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 5Architect and Builder's Journal19 July 1911   
Item 2 of 5Architectural Heritage XIV p62 Illustration of original scheme by Jamieson & Arnott
Item 3 of 5Building News24 February 1911   
Item 4 of 5RIAS QuarterlyNovember 195012Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS)p45-6
Item 5 of 5RIBA JournalJanuary 1951 London: Royal Institute of British ArchitectsObituary by E J MacRae - p121

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register28855 
Item 2 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDick Peddie and McKay Collection DPM 1930/27/1
Item 3 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSSydney Mitchell & Wilson Collection SMW 1900/1/1-35 (for Sydney Mitchell and Jamieson & Arnott work). Also SMW 1900/10/1 for proposed offices on unidentified site

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