Basic Site Details

Name: Industrial School for Girls
Town, district or village: Gilmerton
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Dr Guthrie's Girls' SchoolYes 
Item 2 of 2Faith Mission and Bible CollegeYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 22, Drum StreetYes 
Item 2 of 2Gilmerton Road  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31903   
Item 2 of 31904 Opened 
Item 3 of 31962 Addition 


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 4David McArthyArchitectA1903  
Item 2 of 4John WatsonArchitectA1903  
Item 3 of 4McArthy & WatsonArchitectural practiceA1903  
Item 4 of 4Alexander Esmé Gordon (or Esmé Gordon)ArchitectC1962 Additions


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 Ltdp582

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register43254 
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers John Watson: F v18 p51 no1199 (microfilm reel 12)