Basic Site Details

Name: Torphichen Street Police Station (1874)
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: See separate entry for new station

EDINBURGH. - The new police-station for the West End of Edinburgh is expected to be ready for occupation in about a month. The new building has been erected from plans prepared by Mr R. Morham, junior, City Superintendent. The style of the facade, which is of Hailes stone, with Dunmore dressings, is modelled on the old Scotch architecture. The estimated cost is about 4,000.
[Building News 11 September 1874 p327]

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11874 Build/construction 


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 1Robert MorhamArchitect 1874  


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder19 September 1874XXXII  
Item 2 of 2Building News11 September 1874  p327