Basic Site Details

Name: Reid Memorial Church (and church officer's house)
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: A Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Sculptor Alex Carrick

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Blackford AvenueYes 
Item 2 of 2West Savile TerraceYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 5June 1928December 1933 Drawings dated for main phase of building
Item 2 of 519291933  
Item 3 of 53 January 1935  Dedication of church - which had been empty since completion in 1933
Item 4 of 5July 19352 August 1937 Drawings dated for extension (including new hall)
Item 5 of 51943 Design exhibited 


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 1Leslie Grahame Thomson (or Leslie Grahame-Thomson; later Leslie Grahame MacDougall)Architect 19291933 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 8Cant, M1990Sciennes and the Grange  p111
Item 2 of 8Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp484
Item 3 of 8Glendinning, Miles2008Modern architect: the life and times of Robert Matthew RIBA Publishingp30
Item 4 of 8Royal Academy exhibitors    1943, no 924
Item 5 of 8RSA1975   309
Item 6 of 8RSA1976   8 (1932 photograph)
Item 7 of 8The Reid Memorial Church1935The Reid Memorial Church   
Item 8 of 8The Reid Memorial Church1985The Reid Memorial Church, Erdinburgh: a jubilee description, 1935-1985   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Architect and Building News1934Jan-Jun p380
Item 2 of 3BuilderEarly 1935CXLVIII pp530, 535, 552 (plans, illustrations)
Item 3 of 3Glasgow HeraldJanuary 1935   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register30015 
Item 2 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSLeslie Grahame Thomson MacDougall Collection LGM 1920/1/1-372
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Leslie Grahame-Thomson: F no3402 (box 22)