Basic Site Details

Name: 35 St Andrew Square
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: A listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 335 St Andrew SquareYes 
Item 2 of 3Douglas Hotel 1830-1877
Item 3 of 3Royal Bank of Scotland Head Office 1819-1825

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 3Bank  
Item 2 of 3Hotel  
Item 3 of 3HouseYes 

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 135, St Andrew SquareYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 81769 AdditionStaircase and other alterations
Item 2 of 81819 Alterations and additionsExtension to east. Alterations including staircase.
Item 3 of 818251828Alterations and additions 
Item 4 of 81829 ProposedProposal for creating a covered shopping area bewteen St Andrew Square and Elder Street similar to erection like Burlington Arcade.
Item 5 of 818601864 Addition of bedroom block--now demolished
Item 6 of 8Late 1970 Alteration/conversion 
Item 7 of 81989 Rehabilitation 
Item 8 of 8200723008RefurbishmentAlteration and refurbishment

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 11James CraigArchitectG1769 New staircase and alterations
Item 2 of 11Archibald ElliotArchitectB1819 To form the Royal Bank of Scotland's head office extension to E. Alterations to staircase.
Item 3 of 11Archibald Elliot IIArchitectJ18251828Alterations
Item 4 of 11Archibald Elliot IIArchitectF1829 Proposal for creating a covered shopping area bewteen St Andrew Square and Elder Street similar to erection like Burlington Arcade.
Item 5 of 11Charles George Hood KinnearArchitectA18601864Addition of bedroom block--now demolished
Item 6 of 11John Dick PeddieArchitectA18601864Addition of bedroom block--now demolished
Item 7 of 11Peddie & KinnearArchitectural practiceA18601864Addition of bedroom block--now demolished
Item 8 of 11Robert Hurd & Partners (or R A Hurd & Partners)Architectural practiceDLate 1970 CHECK
Item 9 of 11Benjamin Hemsley TindallArchitectD1989 Restoration
Item 10 of 11Michael Laird ArchitectsArchitectural practiceE20072008Alteration and refurbishment
Item 11 of 11Roy Stewart MilneArchitectE20072008Alteration and refurbishment. Partner in charge.

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 2Crosbie, AlexanderClient for James Craig alterations
Item 2 of 2Morgan Grenfell (Scotland) Ltd1970's restoration and conversion

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 2 of 2http://hsewsf.sedsh.gov.uk/hslive/hsstart?P_HBNUM=29704 http://hsewsf.sedsh.gov.uk/hslive/hsstart?P_HBNUM=29704   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Country Life13 September 1990  Article by Ian Gow
Item 2 of 2Edinburgh Evening Courant16 April 1829   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Courtesy of Roy S MilneInformation sent to Dictionary  Sent June 2015
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register29704 
Item 3 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDick Peddie and McKay Collection DPM/1860/80/3