Basic Site Details

Name: Edinburgh and East of Scotland College of Agriculture
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: Peter Savage attributes the original building to George Washington Browne, but this appears to be incorrect, as the LRIBA papers of both James Gray and John Alexander McWilliam state that they worked on it whilst assistants to Thomas Purves Marwick.

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1George SquareYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41904 Alterations and additions 
Item 2 of 41912 Reconstruction(?)Scheme by Clark.
Item 3 of 41919  Attic storey added at no.10 George Square
Item 4 of 41976 Demolition 

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 4James GrayArchitectA1904 As assistant to Thomas Purves Marwick - enlargement of original premises
Item 2 of 4John Alexander McWilliamArchitectA1904 As assistant to Thomas Purves Marwick - enlargement of original premises
Item 3 of 4Thomas Purves MarwickArchitectA1904 Enlargement of original premises
Item 4 of 4(Sir) Robert Stodart LorimerArchitect 1919 Attic storey added at no.10 George Square

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Fenton, Clive2002A Century of Change in George Square, 1876-1976v5, nsBook of the Old Edinburgh Club, 2002, pp35-81p40 (Agricultural College extensions);
Item 2 of 2Savage, Peter1980Lorimer and the Edinburgh Craft Designers Edinburgh: Paul Harris Publishing, 1980 (also paperback ed, London & Edinburgh: Steve Savage, 2005)p177 - attributes original building to George Washington Browne but this appears to be incorrect

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSLorimer and Matthew Collection LOR E/101
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers James Gray: A v9 p42 (microfiche 34/C2); John Alexander McWilliam: L v19 no1444