Basic Site Details

Name: Scandinavian Lutheran Church
Town, district or village: Leith
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: C listed
Grid ref:
Notes: The foundation stone of a new Scandinavian Church at Leith for the benefit of Danish, Swedish, and Norwegian sailors visiting that port, was laid last week. The plans of the edifice, which is to be in modern Gothic style, have been prepared by Mr James Simpson, architect, Leith, on the basis of a design drawn by Mr Johan Schroder, architect, Copenhagen, and presented by him to the committee. [Building News 7 February 1868 page 100]

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Leith College of ArtYes 

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 125, 27, North Junction StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 118681869Build/construction 


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 2James SimpsonArchitect 18681869Built, adapting designs of Johan Schröder
Item 2 of 2Johan Schröder (or Schroeder)Architect 18681869Original designs, adapted by James Simpson


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 Ltdp457

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building News7 February 1868  p100

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register27276