Basic Site Details

Name: Merchiston Castle School, War Memorial Hall
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
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Notes: NB RCAHMS puts main building and memorial hall into one record, so some of the references may not be applicable to both though entered here.

Street Addresses

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 130 November 1928  Plans submitted to Dean of Guild

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 6(Sir) John James BurnetArchitectA19261928Working in assication with Dick Peddie & Walker Todd
Item 2 of 6Burnet, Son & DickArchitectural practiceA19261928Working in assication with Dick Peddie & Walker Todd
Item 3 of 6Norman Aitken DickArchitectA19261928Working in assication with Dick Peddie & Walker Todd
Item 4 of 6J M Dick Peddie & Walker ToddArchitectural practiceB19261928Working in association with Burnet, Son & Dick
Item 5 of 6Sydney Houghton MillerArchitectB19261927Working in association with Burnet, Son & Dick
Item 6 of 6William James Walker ToddArchitectB19261928Working in association with Burnet, Son & Dick

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp516

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 5Edinburgh City ArchivesEdinburgh Dean of Guild 30 November 1928
Item 2 of 5National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSCarr and Matthew Collection, RIAS CM 1920/1/1-4
Item 3 of 5National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDick Peddie and McKay Collection DPM 1920/9/1-12, 13, 18, 26, 29, 33-35
Item 4 of 5National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSLorimer and Matthew Collection LOR E/166/1, 167/1-2, 168/1-17
Item 5 of 5RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Norman Aitken Dick: F no2686 (box 10); Sydney Houghton Miller: F no2700 (box 10)