Basic Site Details

Name: St John the Evangelist RC Church
Town, district or village: Portobello
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: A Listed
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Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 235, Brighton PlaceYes 
Item 2 of 2Sandford GardensYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 219031906 Church and furnishings
Item 2 of 2November 1903 Plans prepared, construction not yet begunPlans submitted to Dean of Guild


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 2James Thomas WalfordArchitectA19031906Church and furnishings
Item 2 of 2William Henry Johnson (junior)ArchitectA1904(?)1906As assistant to John Thomas Walford (whilst in independent practice)


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 Ltdp651

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 1956 (sacristy)
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register27046 
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers William Henry Johnson: L v24 no1989