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Basic Site Details

Name: University of Edinburgh Students' Union
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: B Listed
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Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Teviot PlaceYes 
Item 2 of 2Teviot RowYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 61887   
Item 2 of 620 April 1889  Proposed diningroom decoration
Item 3 of 619021906 Extension
Item 4 of 69 June 1905  Plans passed for completion of extension
Item 5 of 61962 AdditionSubstantial 3-storey, 3-bay, rectangular-plan Modernist style extension to SW by Jack McRoberts of Rowand Anderson, Kinninmonth and Paul, 1962 (Blyth & Blyth, structural engineers; Arnott McLeod & Co, contractors).
Item 6 of 61964 RepairTimber of debating hall replaced after fire

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 5Arthur George Sydney MitchellArchitectA18871889 
Item 2 of 5George WilsonArchitectA18871889 
Item 3 of 5Sydney Mitchell & WilsonArchitectural practiceA18871889 
Item 4 of 5Jack McRobertsArchitectC1962 Substantial 3-storey, 3-bay, rectangular-plan Modernist style extension to SW by Jack McRoberts of Rowand Anderson, Kinninmonth and Paul, 1962 (Blyth & Blyth, structural engineers; Arnott McLeod & Co, contractors).
Item 5 of 5Rowand Anderson Kininmonth & PaulArchitectural practiceC1962 Substantial 3-storey, 3-bay, rectangular-plan Modernist style extension to SW by Jack McRoberts of Rowand Anderson, Kinninmonth and Paul, 1962 (Blyth & Blyth, structural engineers; Arnott McLeod & Co, contractors).

References

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 7British Architect21 June 1889  Plan
Item 2 of 7Builder20 April 1889LVI Dining room decoration
Item 3 of 7Builder6 January 1906XC  
Item 4 of 7Building News22 June 1888  Illustration
Item 5 of 7Building News21 September 1888  Illustration of interior of debating hall
Item 6 of 7Building News9 June 1905  Completion
Item 7 of 7Concrete QuarterlyBetween April 1964 and 661 Concrete Quarterly 61 (April-June 1964) pp14-16.

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Edinburgh City ArchivesEdinburgh Dean of Guild 26 January 1962
Item 2 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register27998 
Item 3 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSSydney Mitchell & Wilson Collection SMW 1880/53/1-2
Item 4 of 4RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers George Wilson: F v19 p89 no 1396, microfolm reel 12

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