Basic Site Details

Name: St John's Parish Church
Town, district or village: Oxgangs
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost 28,727. Church 380 sittings, hall 300 sittings.

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Oxgangs Path  
Item 2 of 2Oxgangs Road North  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 219541961CompletionBuilder 28 Apr 1961 states that church was completed within the last seven years p803
Item 2 of 21956 Build/construction 


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 1Alan ReiachArchitectA1956  


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp567
Item 2 of 3Glendinning, M, MacInnes, R and MacKechnie, A1996A History of Scottish Architecture  p590
Item 3 of 3Scottish Churches1966Scottish Churches in the Post-War Period  Illustrations

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder19541961 'Edinburgh Architectural Assocation: A Lively 1961 Year Book' p803 - church is included in an article by Colin McWilliam entitled 'Eleven New Churches in Edinburgh' in the Edinburgh Architectural Association Year Book for 1961 (No. 5)

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSAlan Reiach CollectionAR 11/1-2AR11/1 dated 1956 and AR11/2 dsted 2 March 1956