Basic Site Details

Name: John Ker Memorial Church
Town, district or village: Polwarth
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost: 6,000.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Merchiston UP Church  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Polwarth GardensYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 218921893  
Item 2 of 22 November 1893  Church opened

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 1David RobertsonArchitect 18921893 

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Nairn, Mrs WilliamJohn Ker's sister

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2RSA1894   371
Item 2 of 2Small, Robert1904History of the Congregations of the United Presbyterian Church from 1733 to 1900 Edinburgh: Riverside PressVolume 1, pp 492-3

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers David Robertson: F v18 p7 no1178 (microfilm reel 12)