Basic Site Details

Name: Crown Insurance Company Building
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
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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 1Yorkshire and Scottish Commercial Insurance OfficeYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 167, George StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 318661867  
Item 2 of 3June 1866  Drawings dated
Item 3 of 31935  Alterations for the Yorkshire and Scottish Commercial Insurance Co

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 6Charles George Hood KinnearArchitectA18661867 
Item 2 of 6John Dick PeddieArchitectA18661867 
Item 3 of 6Peddie & KinnearArchitectural practiceA18661867 
Item 4 of 6David John ChisholmArchitectB1935 Alterations for the Yorkshire and Scottish Commercial Insurance Co
Item 5 of 6J M Dick Peddie & Walker ToddArchitectural practiceB1935 Alterations for the Yorkshire and Scottish Commercial Insurance Co
Item 6 of 6William James Walker ToddArchitectB1935 Alterations for the Yorkshire and Scottish Commercial Insurance Co

Clients

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

References

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building News10 May 1867   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register28843 
Item 2 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDick Peddie and McKay Collection DPM/1860/47/1; DPM 1930/25/1