Basic Site Details

Name: George Heriot's School, Preparatory Department and technical classrooms
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: C listed
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Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11933   


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 3George ReidArchitectA1933  
Item 2 of 3James Smith ForbesArchitectA1933  
Item 3 of 3Reid & ForbesArchitectural practiceA1933  


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1George Heriot's School, Governors of 

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Parent Structure and Site

This structure is related to the following parent structure or site (click the item to view details):
 Building nameNotes
Item 1 of 1George Heriot's HospitalInformation from NMRS. Gatehouse etc are B Listed. War memorial had sculpture by Phyllis Bone and Alex Cormick


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp182
Item 2 of 3Pryde, D1932George Heriot's school  p21
Item 3 of 3RSA1935   601

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Edinburgh City ArchivesEdinburgh Dean of Guild Plans dated September 1931
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register47886Lauriston Place, George Heriot's School, Preparatory Department
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers George Reid: F no5107 (combined box 57)