Basic Site Details

Name: Gorgie Market, corn market, Corporation Slaughterhouse and police station
Town, district or village: Gorgie
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 3Corn ExchangeYespart of complex
Item 2 of 3Gorgie MarketYes 
Item 3 of 3Market Restaurant part of complex

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 3Police station  
Item 2 of 3Corn exchange  
Item 3 of 3Restaurant  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 111, New Market RoadYesOff Slateford Road


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41909(?)  Slaughterhouses; Market Restaurant; corn exchange; police station
Item 2 of 41912  Cattle shelter
Item 3 of 41926 Alterations and additionsAlterations to Blood House
Item 4 of 41932  Extension


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 4Ebenezer James MacRaeArchitectA1909 As assistant to James Anderson Williamson in City Architect's Office
Item 2 of 4George WhiteArchitectA19091912As assistant to James Anderson Williamson in City Architect's Office
Item 3 of 4James Anderson WilliamsonArchitectA19091912 
Item 4 of 4Ebenezer James MacRaeArchitectB19261932Alterations and Extension

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Child Structures

This structure or site has the following component or child structures (click on an item to view details):
 Building NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Restaurant. New Markets 


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 Ltdp507

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Architect and Building News1932Jul-Dec p26
Item 2 of 3Builder23 July 1926  p147 contracts open, alterations to Blood House
Item 3 of 3RIBA Journal13 July 1935v42London: Royal Institute of British Architectsp1009 - obituary of James Anderson Williamson

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 21 May 1908
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register30282Corn exchange
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Ebenezer James MacRae: L v19 no1443; George White: L v10 no600 (microfilm reel 32)