Basic Site Details

Name: Edinburgh Ladies' College
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: This was adjacent to the Blanc building which was to have extended over them. It was never completed.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Mary Erskine SchoolYes 
Item 2 of 2Queen Street SchoolYes 

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Hotel(?)  
Item 2 of 2College  

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11870  Reconstruction of existing houses for the Merchant Company


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 1David MacGibbonArchitect 1870 Reconstruction of existing houses for the Merchant Company


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Merchant Company 

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Child Structures

This structure or site has the following component or child structures (click on an item to view details):
 Building NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Edinburgh Ladies CollegeSee separate entry for main building, on Queen Street.

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 1British Hotel and Hopetoun RoomsCharles Alison's conversion included a number of unusual features such as speaking tubes and sound-proofing.


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building News1873