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Basic Site Details

Name: Christ Church Episcopal Church
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: C Listed
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Notes: Now a house

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 1118, Trinity RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41852 or 1854  Built
Item 2 of 41889  Addition of north aisle
Item 3 of 4March 1918January 1921 Plans for plinth and war memorial tablet dated
Item 4 of 41980 Alteration/conversionConversion 'into a modern idiom'


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 9J, W H & J M Hay ('The Hays of Liverpool')Architectural practiceA1852 or 1854  
Item 2 of 9James Murdoch HayArchitectA1852 or 1854  
Item 3 of 9John HayArchitectA1852 or 1854  
Item 4 of 9William Hardie HayArchitectA1852 or 1854  
Item 5 of 9Thomas Greenshields LeadbetterArchitect 1889 Addition of north aisle
Item 6 of 9(Sir) Robert Stodart LorimerArchitect 19181921Plinth and war memorial tablet
Item 7 of 9Alexander Esmé Gordon (or Esmé Gordon)ArchitectA1980 Conversion 'into a modern idiom'
Item 8 of 9William Gordon DeyArchitectA1980 Conversion 'into a modern idiom'
Item 9 of 9Gordon & DeyArchitectural practiceE1980 Conversion 'into a modern idiom'


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Goalen, Revd Walter Mitchell - son of a Leith ship-ownerbuilt as proprietary chapel


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 Ltdp600
Item 2 of 2Walker, David M2002Presbyterian Variations on Themes by Sharpe and Pugin:The Scottish Work of the Hays of Liverpool Architectural Heritage XIII, Journal of the Architectural Heritage Society of Scotland, pp99-127p114

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Edinburgh City ArchivesLeith Dean of Guild Plans 1889
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register26850 
Item 3 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSLorimer and Matthew Collection LOR E/62, LOR E/161


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