Basic Site Details

Name: 26 St Andrew Square
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 1Office  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 126, St Andrew SquareYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 417701772Build/construction 
Item 2 of 41878  Deepened on plan at rear
Item 3 of 41900  Alterations
Item 4 of 41980s(?) * RestorationRestoration to William Chamber's original design. Replacement of stone stairway between ground and first floors, installation of new elevator.

* earliest date known from documented sources.


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 9William Chambers (Sir)ArchitectA17701772 
Item 2 of 9Charles George Hood KinnearArchitectB1878 Deepened on plan at rear
Item 3 of 9John Dick PeddieArchitectB1878 Deepened on plan at rear
Item 4 of 9John More Dick PeddieArchitectB1878 Deepened on plan at rear
Item 5 of 9Peddie, Kinnear & PeddieArchitectural practiceB1878 Deepened on plan at rear
Item 6 of 9George Washington BrowneArchitectA1900 Alterations
Item 7 of 9John More Dick PeddieArchitectA1900 Alterations
Item 8 of 9Peddie & Washington BrowneArchitectural practiceA1900 Alterations
Item 9 of 9Robert Hurd & Partners (or R A Hurd & Partners)Architectural practice 1980s(?) Restoration

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 3Gilbert MeasonOriginal client 1770
Item 2 of 3Miller, Robson , McLThis is client as given by D Mays
Item 3 of 3Scottish EquitableClients for the 1980s restoration.

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 Ltdp324

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Scotsman31 March 1983  Article entitled " Architect partnership's work is recognised", written by Jim Gilchrist

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 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register29703