Basic Site Details

Name: National Bank of Scotland, Gorgie Branch
Town, district or village: Gorgie
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: C Listed
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Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Dalry RoadYesCorner
Item 2 of 26,8, Gorgie RoadYesCorner


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 314 April 1898  Site to be purchased for 600-700
Item 2 of 313 April 1899  Plans approved
Item 3 of 314 September 1899  Estimates totalling 2128 accepted


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 3Alexander LorimerArchitectA1899 Probably involved, as chief assistant to T P Marwick
Item 2 of 3Thomas Craigie MarwickArchitectA1899 Possibly involved, as apprentice to his father T P Marwick
Item 3 of 3Thomas Purves MarwickArchitectA1899  


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1National Bank of Scotland 


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 7 April 1899
Item 2 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register26837 
Item 3 of 4RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Alexander Lorimer: L v19 no1425 (various branches of National Bank of Scotland around Scotland); Thomas Craigie Marwick: L v19 no1452 ('branch banks various for NBS')
Item 4 of 4Royal Bank of Scotland Group ArchivesNational Bank Board Minutes NS/22/35 14 April 1898, NS/22/36 13 April 1899, 14 Sept 1899