Basic Site Details

Name: Corstorphine Parish Church
Town, district or village: Corstorphine
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: A Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: NB Drawings for the 1892 proposals by Hay & Henderson were in possession of Hugh Ross, 19 Mayfield Gardens in 1971. Copies of the Kinnear & Peddie plans held by William Wood 14 Gordon Road, Edinburgh in 1975.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Old Parish ChurchYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 22A, Corstorphine High StreetYes 
Item 2 of 2Kirk LoanYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 51828 Reconstruction 
Item 2 of 518 November 1890  Proposals for restoration - drawings dated from this onwards
Item 3 of 5September 1892  Drawings dated - proposed restoration
Item 4 of 519031905 Restoration, including refurnishing
Item 5 of 51937  Restoration and alterations

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 16William DavidsonArchitect   War memorial - date unknown
Item 2 of 16William BurnArchitectF1828 Largely rebuilt
Item 3 of 16Charles George Hood KinnearArchitectA1890 Proposals for restoration - not built - commission went to George Henderson
Item 4 of 16John More Dick PeddieArchitectA1890 Proposals for restoration - not built - commission went to George Henderson
Item 5 of 16Kinnear & PeddieArchitectural practiceA1890 Proposals for restoration - not built - commission went to George Henderson
Item 6 of 16Clyde Francis YoungArchitectB1890 * Scheme for restoration and enlargement
Item 7 of 16William YoungArchitectB1890 * Scheme for restoration and enlargement
Item 8 of 16George HendersonArchitectD1892 Proposed restoration - not executed until c.1903
Item 9 of 16Hay & HendersonArchitectural practiceD1892 Proposed restoration - not executed until c.1903
Item 10 of 16Alan Lawrie Goodwin (or Alan Laurie Goodwin, or Alexander Lawrie Goodwin, or Allan L Goodwin)ArchitectC19031905Restoration - as assistant to George Henderson, and completed the project after Henderson's death
Item 11 of 16George HendersonArchitectC19031905Restoration - completed by A L Goodwin after Henderson's death
Item 12 of 16Hay & HendersonArchitectural practiceC19031905Restoration
Item 13 of 16(Sir) Basil Urwin SpenceArchitectE1937 Assisted Balfour Paul with restoration and alterations
Item 14 of 16(Sir) William Hardie Kininmonth ArchitectE1937 Assisted Balfour Paul with restoration and alterations
Item 15 of 16Arthur Forman Balfour PaulArchitectE1937 Restoration and alterations - assisted by Spence and Kininmonth
Item 16 of 16Rowand Anderson, Paul & PartnersArchitectural practiceE1937 Assisted Balfour Paul with restoration and alterations

* earliest date known from documented sources.


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 Ltdp523

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder1 August 1903LXXXV  

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 7Corstorphine Kirk SessionCorstorphine Parish Church Drawings Copies in NMRS
Item 2 of 7Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register26888 
Item 3 of 7National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Heritors RecordsHR 588/1, p177 
Item 4 of 7National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDick Peddie and McKay Collection DPM 1890/52/2
Item 5 of 7National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings Collection Original drawings
Item 6 of 7RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers William Davidson: F no2395
Item 7 of 7Sent to DSA by emailInformation from AHRC/RCAHMS Spence project per David W Walker and Clive Fenton Sent September 2007