Basic Site Details

Name: Premises for Jays the Furnishers
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: Sculpture by Tom Whalen. This was B Listed and with link no 43316.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Penberthy'sYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 139-41, Princes StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 219361939  
Item 2 of 22003 Demolition 


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 5Philip Edward Joseph McManus (later Phillip or Philipp Edouard McManis)ArchitectA1936 * As senior assistant to T P Marwick & Son
Item 2 of 5T P Marwick & SonArchitectural practiceA1936(?)1939 
Item 3 of 5Thomas ArmstrongArchitectA19361939As draughtsman with Marwick
Item 4 of 5Thomas Craigie MarwickArchitectA1936(?)1939 
Item 5 of 5Thomas Waller MarwickArchitectA1936(?)1939 

* earliest date known from documented sources.


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Jays - furnishers 


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 Ltdp311

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Architectural Review1938no84 (July-Dec) p182 (plans & illustration)

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3DMW ArchiveResearch notes for 'Scottish Thirties' by Charles McKean  
Item 2 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings Collection  
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Thomas Waller Marwick: F no4470 (combined box 16). Thomas Armstrong A no9020 Combined Box 2210