Basic Site Details

Name: 137-141 George Street
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: B listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Churches' and Universities' Widows FundYesNos 137-141
Item 2 of 2The Royal RepositoryYesNos 137-141

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Tenement  
Item 2 of 2Shop  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1137,137A,139,141, George StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 2c. 1890  Alterations
Item 2 of 2c. 1930c. 1939 Alterations


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 4Thomas Greenshields LeadbetterArchitect c. 1890 Alterations
Item 2 of 4James McLellan FairleyArchitectAc. 1930c. 1939Alterations
Item 3 of 4Leadbetter, Fairley & ReidArchitectural practiceAc. 1930c. 1939Alterations
Item 4 of 4Robert Stirling ReidArchitectAc. 1930c. 1939Alterations


Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4DMW ArchiveSmall, G P: The Leadbetters' Victorian Legacy, Unpublished paper, 21 September 1994 Leadbetter & Fairley work
Item 2 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register28860137, 137A and 141 George Street
Item 3 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSCowie and Seaton Collection CSE 1930/46/1
Item 4 of 4Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of ScotlandCanmore113437