Basic Site Details

Name: Sighthill Church
Town, district or village: Sighthill
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 119541961CompletionBuilder 28 Apr 1961 states that church was completed within the last seven years p803


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 2Basil Spence & PartnersArchitectural practice 1954 Competition entry rejected on cost grounds
Item 2 of 2Richard Gemmill JonesArchitectA1954 States in his Nomination Paper that he was responsible for this church - perhaps working with George Bennett Mitchell or independently?


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Architectural DesignJune 1954  p167 - Basil Spence and Partners rejected design
Item 2 of 2Builder28 April 1961  '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)