Basic Site Details

Name: Roman Catholic School
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: EDINBURGH.A new Roman Catholic school is about to be built in Edinburgh to accommodate about 300 pupils. The building will be of two stories, each consisting of a general schoolroom, 63 feet long by 28 feet 6 inches wide, with two class-rooms. The lower story is intended for infants. Externally, the building will present a frontage showing at each end a high peaked gable carried out to the line of the foot pavement,, the intermediate part being recessed to the extent of three feet. The windows are mullioned, those on the lower story having transoms, and the centre and end windows on the upper story pointed arches over them. The plans have been prepared by Mr R Moorham, and the estimated cost is over 3,000. [Building News 5 September 1879 p294]

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11879 Proposed 


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 1Robert MorhamArchitect 1879  


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building News5 September 1879  p294