Basic Site Details

Name: Fairmilehead Parish Church
Town, district or village: Fairmilehead
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: B listed
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Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Comiston RoadYes 
Item 2 of 2Frogston RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 719361938  
Item 2 of 7March 1936  Plans dated
Item 3 of 71937 Design exhibited 
Item 4 of 7April 1937 Opened 
Item 5 of 710 October 1938  Plans for temporary church hall dated
Item 6 of 71939 Design exhibited 
Item 7 of 71940 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 3Frank James ConnellArchitectA1937  
Item 2 of 3Leslie Grahame Thomson & ConnellArchitectural practiceA1937  
Item 3 of 3Leslie Grahame Thomson (or Leslie Grahame-Thomson; later Leslie Grahame MacDougall)ArchitectA1937  


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Church of Scotland Home Mission Committee 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp566
Item 2 of 4Royal Academy exhibitors    1940, no 1471
Item 3 of 4Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts1939   63
Item 4 of 4RSA1937   693

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder23 May 1947  p496-7

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register302101 Forgston Road West, Fairmilehead Parish Church (Church of Scotland)
Item 2 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSLeslie Grahame Thomson MacDougall Collection LGM 1930/25/1-7
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Leslie Grahame-Thomson: F no3402 (box 22)