Basic Site Details

Name: Kirkgate UP Church
Town, district or village: Leith
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
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Notes: Cost: 7,215.

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 318851886 Construction
Item 2 of 31885 Competition held 
Item 3 of 37 October 1886 Opened 


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 6James M ThomsonArchitectA18851886Won competition to secure job
Item 2 of 6Robert Thornton ShiellsArchitectA18851886Won competition to secure job
Item 3 of 6Shiells & ThomsonArchitectural practiceA18851886Won competition to secure job
Item 4 of 6Hardy & WightArchitectural practiceB1885 Competition design - not successful
Item 5 of 6Henry HardyArchitectB1885 Competition design - not successful
Item 6 of 6John Rutherford WightArchitectB1885 Competition design - not successful


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3RSA1885   1108 (Hardy & Wight design)
Item 2 of 3RSA1887   926
Item 3 of 3Small, Robert1904History of the Congregations of the United Presbyterian Church from 1733 to 1900 Edinburgh: Riverside PressVolume 1, p502