Basic Site Details

Name: St Cuthbert's Co-operative Association Slaughterhouses and Cattle Depot
Town, district or village: Gorgie
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Thomas Craigie Marwick mentions 'depot at Gorgie for St Cuthberts Co-operative Association Limited' in his LRIBA nomination paper; may be this building or may be another of those done by his father, T P Marwick, between 1898 and 1911.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1St Cuthbert's Co-operative Association Cattle DepoYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11909   


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 3James GrayArchitectA1909 As assistant to Thomas Purves Marwick
Item 2 of 3Thomas Craigie MarwickArchitectA1909 As assistant
Item 3 of 3Thomas Purves MarwickArchitectA1909  


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1St Cuthbert's Co-operative Association 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp507

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1RIAS Quarterly1927no 23Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS)Obituary

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Edinburgh City ArchivesEdinburgh Dean of Guild 19 June 1909 (under Gorgie Road)
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register30280 
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers James Gray: L v24 no1949; Thomas Craigie Marwick: L v19 no1452; F no3042 (box 16)