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Basic Site Details

Name: Nicolson Street Church
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: C Listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Dr Jamieson's Chapel  
Item 2 of 2Southside Community CentreYes 

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1117, Nicolson StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 318191820Build/construction 
Item 2 of 31932  Reconstruction of interior
Item 3 of 31947 Design exhibited1932 reconstruction

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 3James Gillespie GrahamArchitectA18191820Original building
Item 2 of 3John Ross McKayArchitectB1932 Reconstruction of interior after fire
Item 3 of 3Richardson & McKayArchitectural practiceB1932 Reconstruction of interior after fire (McKay responsible)

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 5APSD The Dictionary of Architectureed Wyatt PapworthThe Architectural Publication Society (8v 1852-1892) 
Item 2 of 5Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 3 of 5Drummond, Andrew Landale1934The Church Architecture of Protestantism Edinburgh: T & T Clarkp325n; plate 24
Item 4 of 5Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp241
Item 5 of 5Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts1947   220

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Architect and Building News1932Jan-Jun p311

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Edinburgh City ArchivesEdinburgh Dean of Guild  
Item 2 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register27194Two entries in HS List
Item 3 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register49458Two entries in HS List
Item 4 of 4RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers John Ross McKay: F no3492 (box 24)

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