Basic Site Details

Name: 93 George Street
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: B listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost of 1900 scheme: 12,000.

Alternative Names

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

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 3House(?)  
Item 2 of 3Shop  
Item 3 of 3Office  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 193, George StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 4c. 1780   
Item 2 of 41833  Ground floor
Item 3 of 41900  Corinthian portico with re-used capitals. Shop interior
Item 4 of 41980  MacNaughtan's scheme demolished and Thomas Hamilton's ground floor reinstated

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 8Thomas HamiltonArchitect 1833 Ground floor
Item 2 of 8Alexander Wood MacNaughtan (or McNaughton)ArchitectB1900 Corinthian portico with re-used capitals. Also shop interior
Item 3 of 8David SharpeArchitectB1900 Corinthian portico with re-used capitals - as junior assistant to Alexander MacNaughtan
Item 4 of 8David Irvine PirieArchitectC19801982Restoration of lower section and removal of MacNaughtan's portico.
Item 5 of 8Henry ('Harry') McFarlane BunchArchitectC19801982Restoration of lower section and removal of MacNaughtan's portico.
Item 6 of 8Ian McKerron BeggArchitectC19801982Restoration of lower section and removal of MacNaughtan's portico.
Item 7 of 8James ('Jimmy') Hunter ShepherdArchitectC19801982Restoration of lower section and removal of MacNaughtan's portico.
Item 8 of 8Robert Hurd & Partners (or R A Hurd & Partners)Architectural practiceC19801982Restoration of lower section and removal of MacNaughtan's portico.

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 2Melrose, Andrew - tea merchantClient for 1900 scheme
Item 2 of 2Sun Alliance GroupClient for 1980 restoration

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Parent Structure and Site

This structure is related to the following parent structure or site (click the item to view details):
 Building nameNotes
Item 1 of 191-93 George StreetNo 91 and 91A are A Listed
93 is B listed

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp303
Item 2 of 3RIBA1981Directory of Practices 1981   
Item 3 of 3Rock, Joe1984Thomas Hamilton   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Edinburgh City ArchivesEdinburgh Dean of Guild18/07/1833 
Item 2 of 4Edinburgh City ArchivesEdinburgh Dean of Guild06/08/1833 
Item 3 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register2884893 George Street
Item 4 of 4RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers David Sharpe: L v25 no2091