Basic Site Details

Name: St Paul's Church
Town, district or village: Leith
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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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 1Lorne StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 5c. 1881  Unexecuted design for church (rejected on grounds of cost)
Item 2 of 518841885ConstructionNew design for church - executed
Item 3 of 519 July 1884 Foundation stone 
Item 4 of 5May 1885 Opened 
Item 5 of 51903  Alterations - sanctuary deepened


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 3Sloan & BalderstonArchitectural practiceAc. 1881 Unexecuted design for church (rejected on grounds of cost)
Item 2 of 3James Graham FairleyArchitectB18841886New design for church - executed
Item 3 of 3James Graham FairleyArchitectC1903 Alterations - sanctuary deepened

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 1St Paul's Church Hall 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of Website of St Paul's Church, Leith (text by Melville Cunningham) 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Architect2 April 1886   
Item 2 of 2RIBA Journal7 July 1934v41London: Royal Institute of British Architectsp890 - obituary of James Graham Fairley

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register26859Listing for church and hall
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers James Graham Fairley: F v11 p125, microfiche 113/B1