Basic Site Details

Name: 4 St Andrew Square
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: Formerly B listed

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Premises for the National Bible SocietyYes 

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Office  
Item 2 of 2Institute(?)  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 14, St Andrew SquareYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 51866  Alterations
Item 2 of 51883   
Item 3 of 51903  Alterations
Item 4 of 5Before 1914  Alterations
Item 5 of 5c. 1920c. 1929 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 8Charles George Hood KinnearArchitectA1866 Alterations
Item 2 of 8John Dick PeddieArchitectA1866 Alterations
Item 3 of 8Peddie & KinnearArchitectural practiceA1866 Alterations
Item 4 of 8John McLachlanArchitect 1883  
Item 5 of 8William James Walker ToddArchitectCBefore 1914 Alterations
Item 6 of 8James McLellan FairleyArchitectBc. 1920c. 1929Alterations
Item 7 of 8Leadbetter, Fairley & ReidArchitectural practiceBc. 1920c. 1929Alterations
Item 8 of 8Robert Stirling ReidArchitectBc. 1920c. 1929Alterations


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Messrs Lawrie & KerFor 1920s alterations
Item 2 of 2National Bible Society of ScotlandOriginal buildings and early alterations


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp323
Item 2 of 2Who's Who in Architecture1914   Walker Todd entry

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 5Edinburgh City ArchivesEdinburgh Dean of Guild  
Item 2 of 5Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register 4 and 5 St Andrew Square (30158). Previously listed but removed from list January 2015 as demolished.
Item 3 of 5National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSCowie and Seaton Collection CSE 1920/97/1
Item 4 of 5National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDick Peddie and McKay Collection DPM/1860/74/2
Item 5 of 5Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of ScotlandCanmore114999Nos 4 and 5