Basic Site Details

Name: Portobello Outdoor Swimming Pool
Town, district or village: Portobello
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost: 110,000.

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21933 Journal reference'Development of Pool and Shelter'
Item 2 of 219341937  


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 3Ebenezer James MacRaeArchitect 1933 'Development of Pool and Shelter'
Item 2 of 3Ion Victor Godfrey Hamilton WarnerArchitectA19341937As assistant to William Allan Macartney, Edinburgh City Engineer
Item 3 of 3William Allan MacartneyArchitect, EngineerA19341937As City Engineer


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp657

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Architect and Building News1933Jan-Jun p176
Item 2 of 2Architect and Building News1937Jan-June p13 (illustration)

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 Ion Victor Godfrey Hamilton Warner: L no5452 (combined box 80)