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Basic Site Details

Name: Moray House Training College, Demonstration School and Nursery School
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Personal information from Frank Wood. Also information (via HS) from Margaret Cameron and Mrs Kemp of Moray House Nursery School

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 3Moray House Nursery SchoolYes 
Item 2 of 3Practice School  
Item 3 of 3Practising School  

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Training college  
Item 2 of 2School  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1St John StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 219291932Build/constructionDemonstration School
Item 2 of 2c. 1934 Build/constructionNursery school


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 2Frank WoodArchitect 19291932Demonstration school
Item 2 of 2Frank WoodArchitectBc. 1934 Nursery school


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Edinburgh Provincial Committee for the Training of Teachers 


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Architect and Building News1931Jan-Jun p170

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Courtesy of Crichton WoodTypescript memoirs and collection of drawings  
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register29729 
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Frank Wood: F no 4529 (combined box 20)


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