Basic Site Details

Name: Midlothian County Artillery Volunteers Property Drill Hall & adjoining tenement
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: C Listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Heriot-Watt Student's Union  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 130-42, Grindlay StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 3February 1866  Drawings
Item 2 of 3April 1888  Drawings for alterations and new wing
Item 3 of 3c. 1920  Alterations


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 9Charles George Hood KinnearArchitectA1866  
Item 2 of 9John Dick PeddieArchitectA1866  
Item 3 of 9Peddie & KinnearArchitectural practiceA1866  
Item 4 of 9Charles George Hood KinnearArchitectB1888 Alterations and new wing at back
Item 5 of 9John More Dick PeddieArchitectB1888 Alterations and new wing at back
Item 6 of 9Kinnear & PeddieArchitectural practiceB1888 Alterations and new wing at back
Item 7 of 9James McLellan FairleyArchitectCc. 1920 Alterations
Item 8 of 9Leadbetter, Fairley & ReidArchitectural practiceCc. 1920 Alterations
Item 9 of 9Robert Stirling ReidArchitectCc. 1920 Alterations


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Midlothian County Artillery VolunteersFinanced by bond taken out by Kinnear and other officers


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp269

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register47880 
Item 2 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSCowie and Seaton Collection CSE 1920/61/1
Item 3 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDick Peddie and McKay Collection DPM/1860/82/2
Item 4 of 4Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of ScotlandCanmore173437