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Basic Site Details

Name: British Linen Bank
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: A Listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Bank of Scotland  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Frederick StreetYes 
Item 2 of 269, George StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21905   
Item 2 of 219621964Alterations and additionsInternal remodelling


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 8George Washington BrowneArchitectA1905  
Item 2 of 8John More Dick PeddieArchitectA1905  
Item 3 of 8John WilsonArchitectA1905 Had charge of construction - as senior assistant to Peddie & Washington Browne
Item 4 of 8Peddie & Washington BrowneArchitectural practiceA1905  
Item 5 of 8Alistair Maclachlan SmithArchitectF19621964Internal remodelling
Item 6 of 8Francis ('Frank') Sibbald WhiteArchitectF19621964Internal remodelling
Item 7 of 8Henry Wylie & PartnersArchitectF19621964Internal remodelling
Item 8 of 8Henry Wylie (or Harry Wylie)ArchitectF19621964Internal remodelling - in full charge


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 Ltdp302
Item 2 of 2RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Edinburgh City ArchivesEdinburgh Dean of Guild  
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register28844 
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers John Wilson: L v21 no1683; Wylie: F no6138 (Combined Box 139)


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