Basic Site Details

Name: Tanfield Primary School
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: Unexecuted
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Notes: Abandoned due to outbreak of war.

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 119381939Competition design 

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 10Alan ReiachArchitect 1938 Competition design (with Robert Hogg Matthew) - third prize
Item 2 of 10George ReidArchitectB1938 Competition design - not successful
Item 3 of 10James Smith ForbesArchitectB1938 Competition design - not successful
Item 4 of 10Reid & ForbesArchitectural practiceB1938 Competition design - not successful
Item 5 of 10Alexander Esmé Gordon (or Esmé Gordon)ArchitectC1938 Competition design (unsuccessful) (information provided to DMW by Alexander Esmé Gordon in response to questionnaire in the 1980s)
Item 6 of 10James RobertsonArchitectC1938 Competition design (unsuccessful) (information provided to DMW by Alexander Esmé Gordon in response to questionnaire in the 1980s)
Item 7 of 10Robertson & GordonArchitectural practiceC1938 Competition design (unsuccessful) (information provided to DMW by Alexander Esmé Gordon in response to questionnaire in the 1980s)
Item 8 of 10Carr & HowardArchitectural practiceA1939 First premiated competition design - unexecuted
Item 9 of 10David CarrArchitectA1939 First premiated competition design - unexecuted
Item 10 of 10William Frederick HowardArchitectA1939 First premiated competition design - unexecuted

References

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2BuilderLate 1939CLVII pp69-70
Item 2 of 2RIBA JournalBetween 1938 and 1939XLVILondon: Royal Institute of British Architectspp426

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSAlan Reiach Collection AR 67/1-8
Item 2 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSRIAS Collection 3 drawings
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers David Carr: F no 4481 (combined box 17); William Frederick Howard: F no3937 (box 30)