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Basic Site Details

Name: Granton and Wardie Free Church
Town, district or village: Inverleith
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Burnt?

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 3Inverleith ChurchYes 
Item 2 of 3Inverleith Parish ChurchYes 
Item 3 of 3St James Free Church Later name

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 1Ferry RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 318801881  
Item 2 of 31932  Vestibule table
Item 3 of 31937  Reconstruction of interior after fire


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 11Hardy & WightArchitectural practiceA18801881 
Item 2 of 11Henry HardyArchitectA18801881 
Item 3 of 11John Rutherford WightArchitectA18801881 
Item 4 of 11John Ross McKayArchitectB1930 Alterations
Item 5 of 11Richardson & McKayArchitectural practiceB1930 Alterations (McKay responsible)
Item 6 of 11John Ross McKayArchitectC1931 Organ case and alterations
Item 7 of 11Richardson & McKayArchitectural practiceC1931 Organ case and alterations (McKay responsible)
Item 8 of 11John Fraser MatthewArchitectD1932 Vestibule table
Item 9 of 11Lorimer & MatthewArchitectural practiceD1932 Vestibule table
Item 10 of 11John Ross McKayArchitectE1937 Reconstruction of interior after fire
Item 11 of 11Richardson & McKayArchitectural practiceE1937 Reconstruction of interior after fire (McKay responsible)

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 143 Inverleith Gardens 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp571
Item 2 of 3Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts1947   220 - McKay design for reconstruction after fire (done a decade earlier)
Item 3 of 3RSA1880   978

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building News23 April 1880   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDick Peddie and McKay Collection DPM 1930/145 and others (drawings)
Item 2 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSLorimer and Matthew Collection LOR E/141
Item 3 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSRIAS Collection 3 drawings for rebuilding after fire
Item 4 of 4RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers John Ross McKay: F no3492 (box 24)


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