Basic Site Details

Name: British Linen Bank, South Bridge Branch
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
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 1Bank Hotel  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2High StreetYes 
Item 2 of 21, South BridgeYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 4 Before 1994Alteration/conversionConversion to hotel
Item 2 of 419231924 Designs
Item 3 of 41927  Rebuilding
Item 4 of 41931 Design exhibitedRebuilding

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 7Rob HunterArchitectD Before 1994Conversion to hotel
Item 2 of 7J M Dick Peddie & Walker ToddArchitectural practiceA19231924Designs
Item 3 of 7Sydney Houghton MillerArchitectA19231924Designs
Item 4 of 7William James Walker ToddArchitectA19231924Designs
Item 5 of 7J M Dick Peddie & Walker ToddArchitectural practiceB1927 Rebuilding on new site
Item 6 of 7Sydney Houghton MillerArchitectB1927 Rebuilding on new site
Item 7 of 7William James Walker ToddArchitectB1927 Rebuilding on new site

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1RSA1931   606 (exhibited by Walker Todd)

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2BuilderEarly 1931CXL p1006 (Design exhibited at RSA)
Item 2 of 2Scotsman21 October 1994  Obituary of Hunter

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 5Bank of Scotland ArchivesBank of Scotland Drawings Collection Plans dated April 1927
Item 2 of 5Edinburgh City ArchivesEdinburgh Dean of Guild  
Item 3 of 5Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register445981 South Bridge, Bank Hotel
Item 4 of 5National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDick Peddie and McKay Collection DPM 1920/12/1 (1923 work)
Item 5 of 5RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Sydney Houghton Miller: F no2700 (box 10); William James Walker Todd: L no 3917 (box 18)

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