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Basic Site Details

Name: Lady Glenorchy's Church and halls
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Replaced the Roxburgh Chapel on Roxburgh Place

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 4  Owned by the University from 1972
Item 2 of 4Lady Glenorchy's Church Named this until 1972
Item 3 of 4Roxburgh Place HallYes 
Item 4 of 4Roxy Art House Closed Oct 2010

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 12, Roxburgh PlaceYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21908  Halls and base of tower
Item 2 of 219121913 Job taken over , church built and pulpit also designed 1913 - removed to Nicolson Square Methodist Church


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 4Alfred Lightly MacGibbonArchitectA1908 Halls and base of tower
Item 2 of 4MacGibbon & RossArchitectural practiceA1908 Halls and base of tower
Item 3 of 4Thomas RossArchitectA1908 Halls and base of tower
Item 4 of 4Peter Macgregor ChalmersArchitect 19121913Job taken over, church built and pulpit also designed 1913 - removed to Nicolson Square Methodist Church


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp240

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 Drawings dated 5 March and 30 July 1908
Item 2 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register30012 


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