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Basic Site Details

Name: New North Free Church
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 1New North UF Church  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Bristo PlaceYes 
Item 2 of 2Forrest RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 418461848 Original church
Item 2 of 41903  Alterations and additions
Item 3 of 4After 1908Before 1928Refurbishment 
Item 4 of 41932  Furnishings


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 7Thomas HamiltonArchitectD18461848 
Item 2 of 7Alexander Lorne CampbellArchitectA1903 Alterations and additions
Item 3 of 7J N Scott & A Lorne Campbell (or Scott & Campbell)Architectural practiceA1903 Alterations and additions
Item 4 of 7John Nichol ScottArchitectA1903 Alterations and additions
Item 5 of 7Scott Morton & Co (later Scott Morton & Tynecastle Co Ltd; finally Scott Morton Ltd)Architectural practiceA|B1903 or 1932 Interior work, instructed by A Lorne Campbell
Item 6 of 7James Davidson CairnsArchitectCAfter 1908Before 1928Redecoration
Item 7 of 7Alexander Lorne CampbellArchitectB1932 Furnishings


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 5Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 2 of 5Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp166
Item 3 of 5Livingston, Josiah1893History of the New North Road Church, Edinburgh  p37
Item 4 of 5Rock, Joe1984Thomas Hamilton   
Item 5 of 5'Several Hands'1991Edinburgh’s Bedlam Theatre – A History by Several Hands   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 6Edinburgh City ArchivesCity Improvement Trust Minutes  
Item 2 of 6Edinburgh City ArchivesEdinburgh Dean of Guild 13 August 1846 and 4 June 1903
Item 3 of 6Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register30020 
Item 4 of 6National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings Collection Plans of Western and Southern approaches, NMRS EDD/551-3.
Item 5 of 6National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSScott Morton (formerly Peter Miller) Collection, RIAS SMO E/6/1
Item 6 of 6RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers John Nichol Scott: F v18 p91 no1219 (microfilm reel 12); James Davidson Cairns: F no 2680 (box 10); Alexander Lorne Campbell: F v18 p75 no1210 (microfilm reel 12)


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