Basic Site Details

Name: North Fort Street School
Town, district or village: Leith
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
Grid ref:
Notes: CHECK Building News reference

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Fort Primary SchoolYes 

Street Addresses

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 28 October 1875 Journal reference 
Item 2 of 219671968Build/constructionNew building on opposite side of street - brick and harl

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 SimpsonArchitect 1875 Original building - two tall storeys, crowstepped centre and ends
Item 2 of 3Edinburgh City Architect's Department (Edinburgh Corporation)Architectural practice 19671968New building on opposite side of street - brick and harl
Item 3 of 3Alexander SteeleArchitectB19671968 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp463
Item 2 of 2Groome, Francis H Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland (1882-85) Edinburgh, London & Glasgow: Thomas C Jack, Grange Publishing Works 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building News8 October 1875