Basic Site Details

Name: Waverley Station
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: A listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Statutory address for listing now [2015]: 4 and 17 Waverley Bridge. (31,32, 36-39 Market Street, and 31 and 33 Waverley Bridge are now listed separately).

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31844  Buildings begun
Item 2 of 31892  Alterations and additions including Mound outer tunnels
Item 3 of 31997 ProposedProposals for 250million shopping centre underneath Princes Street.

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 7David BellArchitectBc. 1844 With John Miller as engineer (remaining fragment of original station is on corner of Waverley Bridge and Market Street
Item 2 of 7John MillerArchitect, EngineerBc. 1844 Station begun - with David Bell as architect
Item 3 of 7Benjamin Hall Blyth IIArchitect, EngineerA1892 Alterations and additions including Mound outer tunnels
Item 4 of 7Cunningham, Blyth & WestlandArchitectural practiceA1892 Alterations and additions including Mound outer tunnels
Item 5 of 7David Monro WestlandEngineerA1892 Alterations and additions including Mound outer tunnels
Item 6 of 7George Miller CunninghamArchitectA1892 Alterations and additions including Mound outer tunnels
Item 7 of 7James Simpson PirieEngineerA1892 Alterations and additions including Mound outer tunnels

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Child Structures

This structure or site has the following component or child structures (click on an item to view details):
 Building NameNotes
Item 1 of 2Waverley Station, Booking Hall 
Item 2 of 2Waverley Station, Ticket Centre, Waverley Bridge 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp289-291
Item 2 of 2Glendinning, M, MacInnes, R and MacKechnie, A1996A History of Scottish Architecture   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1The Herald23 May 1997  p5

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register30270