Basic Site Details

Name: Office block, 10 and 12 Young Street
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: C listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Demolished and rebuilt

Alternative Names

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

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 110 and 12, Young Street  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 2Late 1700s Build/constructionThe site was feued to builder Young in 1779, and became officially known as Young Street in 1806. (HS Listing)
Item 2 of 21970 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 9John YoungArchitect, BuilderA1780s  
Item 2 of 9(Professor) George Alexander Macnab (misspelt McNab)ArchitectA1970  
Item 3 of 9Alan ReiachArchitectA1970  
Item 4 of 9Alan Reiach Eric Hall & PartnersArchitectural practiceA1970  
Item 5 of 9Eric Walker HallArchitectA1970  
Item 6 of 9James Stuart RentonArchitectA1970  
Item 7 of 9Leslie Douglas MitchellArchitectA1970  
Item 8 of 9Peter Burnett CairdArchitectA1970 Partner in charge
Item 9 of 9William Alistair MillerArchitectA1970  


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 Ltdp330
Item 2 of 2Short, L. Baker1963Pioneers of Scottish Unitarianism Swansea : The authorp119