Basic Site Details

Name: Cambridge Street School
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: A new Board school in Lothian-road, Edinburgh, is about to be erected. The building, which is to be three stories in height, is in the Domestic Gothic style, and is intended to accommodate 800 children. The cost, exclusive of site and furnishings, will be about 6,000. The designs are by Mr Wilson, the architect to the Edinburgh School Board. [Building News 20 June 1873 p710]

Alternative Names

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

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 2Cambridge StreetYes 
Item 2 of 2Lothian RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11879   


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 1Robert WilsonArchitect 1879  


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Edinburgh School Board 


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Builder19 July 1879XXXVII  
Item 2 of 3Builder18 October 1879XXXVII  
Item 3 of 3Building News20 June 1873  p710