Basic Site Details

Name: Edinburgh Ladies College
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: Blanc building only half built.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Mary Erskine School  
Item 2 of 2Queen Street School  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Queen StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21913 Design exhibited 
Item 2 of 230 July 1965 * Destruction/demolitionSchool to be demolished by City Hall Properties Ltd

* earliest date known from documented sources.


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 2Hippolyte Jean BlancArchitectA1913 Design exhibited; only half built
Item 2 of 2Thomas DuffyArchitectA1913 As junior assistant to Hippolyte Jean Blanc

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 1British Hotel and Hopetoun RoomsCharles Alison's conversion included a number of unusual features such as speaking tubes and sound-proofing.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp321
Item 2 of 2RSA1913   440

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Builder25 June 1915CVIII pp595-597. Illustration.
Item 2 of 3BuilderLate 1915CIX p6 (illustration)
Item 3 of 3Builder30 July 1965  p269

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Edinburgh City ArchivesEdinburgh Dean of Guild  
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Thomas Duffy: F no4190 (box 33)