Basic Site Details

Name: Boys Brigade Home
Town, district or village: Fountainbridge
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: B listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Now flatted.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Edinburgh Home for Working Lads  
Item 2 of 2Edinburgh Industrial Brigade Home  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 31, Ponton StreetYes 
Item 2 of 31, ThornybaukYes 
Item 3 of 3West FountainbridgeYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11898 Design exhibited 


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 Lewis Worthington SimonArchitectA1898  
Item 2 of 2William Meek PageArchitectA1898 As assistant to Frank Worthington Simon


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Academy Architecture1898 part 1 p53 and p61
Item 2 of 2RSA1898   CHECK NUMBER (not in RSA 4 volume catalogue)

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 8 July 1897
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register2877689-95 (Odd Nos) Fountainbridge, 1 Thornybauk and 1 Ponton Street
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers William Meek Page: L v25 no2054; Frank Worthington Simon: F v14 p46 no877 (microfilm reel 11) ('Edinburgh Industrial Brigade Home')