Basic Site Details

Name: St Mary Star of the Sea RC 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 1106, Constitution StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 418521854 To A W N Pugin's design
Item 2 of 41891  Confessionals to south aisle
Item 3 of 41900  Alterations - north aisle
Item 4 of 41911  Alterations - chancel, sacristy, chapels


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 8Augustus Welby Northmore PuginArchitectA1852 Design - built in collaboration with Hansom
Item 2 of 8Edward Welby PuginArchitectA18521854With A W N Pugin and Hansom?
Item 3 of 8Joseph Aloysius HansomArchitectA18521854To A W N Pugin's design in collaboration with him.
Item 4 of 8George CraigArchitectB1891 Confessionals to south aisle
Item 5 of 8Peter Paul PuginArchitectC1900 Alterations - North aisle
Item 6 of 8Pugin & PuginArchitectural practiceC1900 Alterations - North aisle
Item 7 of 8Pugin & PuginArchitectural practiceD1911 Alterations - chancel, sacristy, chapels
Item 8 of 8Sebastian Pugin PowellArchitectD1911 Alterations - chancel, sacristy, chapels


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Gillis, Bishop 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Atterbury, Paul and Wainright, Clive Pugin  p261, 299
Item 2 of 2Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp455

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Edinburgh City ArchivesEdinburgh Dean of Guild 6 August 1891 (Box 28); 13 April 1899 (box 14); 10 July 1911 (Box 2)
Item 2 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register27358