Basic Site Details

Name: Bank of Scotland, New Town Branch
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: A listed
Grid ref:
Notes: The work by Henry Wylie is on one of the Bank of Scotland in George Street but may not be this one.
No 97/9 had been refronted by J M Dick Peddie in 1885.

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 197-103, George StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 318811884  
Item 2 of 31960s Alterations and additionsInterior reorganisation and improvement scheme.
Item 3 of 31975 Alterations and additionsRestoration, interior decoration and expansion of space to include adjacent properties. Restoration of bank and development of offices.

People

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 12Charles George Hood KinnearArchitectA18811884 
Item 2 of 12John More Dick PeddieArchitectA18811884 
Item 3 of 12Kinnear & PeddieArchitectural practiceA18811884 
Item 4 of 12Alistair Maclachlan SmithArchitectH1960s Interior reorganisation and improvement scheme.
Item 5 of 12Francis ('Frank') Sibbald WhiteArchitectH1960s Interior reorganisation and improvement scheme.
Item 6 of 12Henry Wylie (or Harry Wylie)ArchitectH1960s Interior reorganisation and improvement scheme - in full charge.
Item 7 of 12Henry Wylie & PartnersArchitectH1960S Interior reorganisation and improvement scheme.
Item 8 of 12David Greig Sibbald B1975 Job architect - Interior decoration and expansion of space to include adjacent properties. Restoration of bank and development of offices.
Item 9 of 12David Irvine PirieArchitectB1975 Interior decoration and expansion of space to include adjacent properties. Restoration of bank and development of offices.
Item 10 of 12Henry ('Harry') McFarlane BunchArchitectB1975 Interior decoration and expansion of space to include adjacent properties. Restoration of bank and development of offices.
Item 11 of 12Ian McKerron BeggArchitectB1975 Interior decoration and expansion of space to include adjacent properties. Restoration of bank and development of offices.
Item 12 of 12Robert Hurd & Partners (or R A Hurd & Partners)Architectural practiceB1975 Interior decoration and expansion of space to include adjacent properties. Restoration of bank and development of offices.

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Bank of Scotland 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp304

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder21 July 1883XLV  
Item 2 of 2Builder25 June 1885XLVIII  

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register2885097-105 (Odd Nos) George Street, Bank of Scotland
Item 2 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDick Peddie and McKay Collection DPM/1880/30/3
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Wylie: F no6138 (combined Box 139)