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Basic Site Details

Name: Scottish Story Telling Centre
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Adjacent to the John Knox House on the High Street.

Site and building owned by the Church of Scotland.

The building's prominent tower was designed to house the old city bell, which was cast in 1621.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Netherbow Arts Centre  

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2CIVIL Arts Centre
Item 2 of 2Bell tower  

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 32006 Build/construction 
Item 2 of 32006 Won award or awardsRIAS Doolan Award for Architecture: Finalist
Roses Design Awards: Best Public Building (Bronze)
Item 3 of 32007 Won award or awardsRIBA Award
Edinburgh Architectural Association: Building of the Year


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 2Malcolm FraserArchitectA2006  
Item 2 of 2Malcolm Fraser Architects  A2006  


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Sunday Herald15 September 2002   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Courtesy of Malcolm FraserInformation sent to Dictionary Sent September 2015


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