Basic Site Details

Name: Church Hall, Pennywell Road
Town, district or village: West Pilton
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: C listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost - £14,000

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Church, West Pilton  
Item 2 of 2Old Kirk Name in 1984

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Church hall  
Item 2 of 2Church  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 224A, Pennywell Road  
Item 2 of 2West Pilton View  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 4 c. 1952Build/construction 
Item 2 of 4August 1949 Scheme acceptedWarrant granted
Item 3 of 425 November 1951 Dedication 
Item 4 of 420 January 1954 Opened 


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 4Alexander Esmé Gordon (or Esmé Gordon)ArchitectA19491952 
Item 2 of 4Gordon & DeyArchitectural practiceA19491952 
Item 3 of 4Stanley Patrick Ross-SmithArchitectA19491952Architect in Charge
Item 4 of 4William Gordon DeyArchitectA19491952 


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Church of Scotland General Trustees 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp624
Item 2 of 2Scottish ChurchesMid 1950sScottish Churches in the Post-War Period McKenzie Vincent & Co, 104 Renfrew St, Glasgowp13 Illustration

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder19 August 1949  p245

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Esme Gordon: F no5129 (Combined Box 58)