Basic Site Details

Name: St George's Church
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1West Register House  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 218111814Build/construction 
Item 2 of 21964 Alteration/conversionColvin gives the date of conversion as 1968-70

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 3Robert ReidArchitectB18111814 
Item 2 of 3H M Office of Works (later Ministry of Works, Department of the Environment and Property Services Agency)Architectural practiceA1964 Adaptation of church for use as record office - with R Saddler as architect in charge.
Item 3 of 3Robert Saddler A1964 Adaptation of church for record office - as Ministry of Works architect.

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 2 of 3Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp291
Item 3 of 3Shepherd, Thomas Modern Athens  p43 and plate.