Basic Site Details

Name: J & G Cox's Glue Works
Town, district or village: Gorgie
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 3Gorgie Mills  
Item 2 of 3Gorgie Park Estate  
Item 3 of 3Mr Robert Cox's Trust  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 419001903  
Item 2 of 4c. 1926c. 1948 Additions
Item 3 of 41927  Additions? Alterations?
Item 4 of 419551960Alterations and additionsAlterations and additions to skin cutting house and partial demolition of storehouse

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 8George Beattie & SonArchitectural practiceA19001903 
Item 2 of 8George Lennox BeattieArchitectA19001903 
Item 3 of 8James McLellan FairleyArchitectBc. 1926c. 1948 
Item 4 of 8Leadbetter, Fairley & ReidArchitectural practiceBc. 1926c. 1948 
Item 5 of 8Robert Stirling ReidArchitectBc. 1926c. 1948 
Item 6 of 8Thomas Waller MarwickArchitect 1927 Alterations? Additions?
Item 7 of 8Morton John Heddell CowieArchitectBAfter 1930c. 1948Took over job in later years
Item 8 of 8Morton John Heddell CowieArchitectC19551960Alterations and additions to skin cutting house and partial demolition of storehouse

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Cox, J & G 

References

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 5National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSCowie and Seaton Collection CSE 1920/93/1-12
Item 2 of 5National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSRIAS Collection Drawings by Marwick - supposedly in Cowie & Seaton Collection but appear to be still in RIAS collection
Item 3 of 5RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers George Lennox Beattie: F v17 p68 no1130 (microfilm reel 12)
Item 4 of 5Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of ScotlandCanmore209992Reference for Storehouse
Item 5 of 5Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of ScotlandCanmore209717General reference for Gorgie Mills