Basic Site Details

Name: Mary Erskine School
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost 680,000

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Ravelston Dykes Road  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31962 Plans dated 
Item 2 of 319641967Build/construction 
Item 3 of 310 January 1964 * Scheme acceptedEdinburgh Merchant Company granted warrant by Edinburgh Dean of Guild Court to begin building new 750,000 school

* earliest date known from documented sources.


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 5(Sir) William Hardie Kininmonth ArchitectA19641967 
Item 2 of 5Ian Charles GordonArchitectA19641967 
Item 3 of 5Rowand Anderson Kininmonth & PaulArchitectural practiceA19641967 
Item 4 of 5Thomas Hynd DuncanArchitectA19641967 
Item 5 of 5William Gray LeslieArchitectA19641967 


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Edinburgh Merchant CompanySite aquired in 1960

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Child Structures

This structure or site has the following component or child structures (click on an item to view details):
 Building NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Mary Erskine School Tercentenary 6th Form CentrePart of extensions to Mary Erskines school.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Glendinning, M, MacInnes, R and MacKechnie, A1996A History of Scottish Architecture  p552
Item 2 of 2RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Builder16 November 1962  p1004
Item 2 of 3Builder10 January 1964  p96
Item 3 of 3Scotsman4 July 1998  18 Gazette