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Basic Site Details

Name: National Bank of Scotland, High Street
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 1Bank  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Cockburn StreetYes 
Item 2 of 2179, High StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 34 June 1890  McLachlan's plans for new bank office and tenement approved by Bank
Item 2 of 312 May 1891  Estimates of 6074 accepted
Item 3 of 31892 Design exhibited 


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 4John Bryan NisbetArchitectA18901893New bank office and tenement - as assistant to John McLachlan
Item 2 of 4John McLachlanArchitectA18901893New bank office and tenement
Item 3 of 4Alexander LorimerArchitectB1893 Probably involved, as draughtsman to T P Marwick
Item 4 of 4Thomas Purves MarwickArchitectB1893 Took over after McLachlan's death


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


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1RSA1892   481

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 June 1890
Item 2 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register30117 
Item 3 of 4RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Alexander Lorimer: L v19 no1425 ('several' branches of National Bank of Scotland in Edinburgh); John Bryan Nisbet: L v19 no1484
Item 4 of 4Royal Bank of Scotland Group ArchivesNational Bank Board Minutes 12 May 1890, 4 June 1890, 30 March 1891, 12 May 1891, 14 May 1891


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