Basic Site Details

Name: Edinburgh Police boxes
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Of cast iron. See for example that in the Grassmarket, Lawnmarket etc

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 119311933  


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 3Andrew RolloArchitectA19311933As assistant to Ebenezer James MacRae in the City Architect's Department
Item 2 of 3Ebenezer James MacRaeArchitectA19311933As City Architect
Item 3 of 3James Archibald TweedieArchitectA19331933As assistant to Ebenezer James MacRae in the City Architect's Department


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Historic Scotland Lists     

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Official ArchitectSeptember 1941   
Item 2 of 3RIAS QuarterlyMay 195184Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS)p56 - obituary of E J MacRae
Item 3 of 3RIBA JournalFebruary 1951 London: Royal Institute of British ArchitectsObituary of E J MacRae

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2DMW ArchiveResearch notes for 'Scottish Thirties' by Charles McKean  
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Ebenezer James MacRae: F no3192 (box 18)