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Basic Site Details

Name: St Patrick's RC Chapel
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: B listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Jericho House was originally built as St Patrick’s Roman Catholic Chapel and School in 1834 to seat 700. It is marked as St Mary’s RC School on the 1877 Edinburgh Town Plan. From 1926 to 1988 it was used as St Francis Roman Catholic Church.
The church was converted in 1937 to form halls to the lower floor with a church above at which point the stairs to the upper floors we rearranged.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 4Jericho House  
Item 2 of 4St Francis RC Church  
Item 3 of 4St Mary's RC School  
Item 4 of 4St Patrick's RC Chapel and school  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 21, Bristo Place  
Item 2 of 255, Lothian Street  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31834 Build/construction 
Item 2 of 31937 Reconstruction 
Item 3 of 31988 Alteration/conversionInternal alterations to form care home


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 1James Gillespie GrahamArchitectA1834 'in the manner of' James Gillespie Graham


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp168

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register30138 


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