Basic Site Details

Name: Edinburgh Castle, Parliament Hall
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: A Listed
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Building Type Classification

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21885 Design exhibitedCompetition design exhibited (Kinnear & Peddie)
Item 2 of 21887  Competition design exhibited (Blanc)

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 4Charles George Hood KinnearArchitect 1885 Competition design for restoration exhibited
Item 2 of 4John More Dick PeddieArchitectA1885 Competition design for restoration exhibited
Item 3 of 4Kinnear & PeddieArchitectural practiceA1885 Competition design for restoration exhibited
Item 4 of 4Hippolyte Jean BlancArchitect 1887 Competition design for restoration exhibited

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp95-98
Item 2 of 3RSA1885   860 (Kinnear & Peddie)
Item 3 of 3RSA1888   1001 (Blanc)

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder8 January 1887LII  
Item 2 of 2Builder27 October 1892LXIII p331

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register48220 
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Hippolyte Jean Blanc: F v13 p142 no844 (microfilm reel 11)