Basic Site Details

Name: Board of Supervision (of Poor) Chambers, 125 George Street
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: A listed
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Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1125, George StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21856  Additions at rear
Item 2 of 21898  Further extensions

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 3H M Office of Works (later Ministry of Works, Department of the Environment and Property Services Agency)Architectural practiceA1856 Additions at the back - with Matheson as architect for Scotland in the Office of Works
Item 2 of 3Robert MathesonArchitectA1856 Additions at the back - with Matheson as architect for Scotland in the Office of Works
Item 3 of 3George MorhamEngineer 1898 Further extensions

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 Ltdp306

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register28856125 George Street with Railings and Lamp Standards
Item 2 of 2National Records of Scotland (formerly SRO, later NAS)Ministry of Works files Drawings dated July 1856