Basic Site Details

Name: Warehouse for Cowan & Co, West Register Street
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Royal Bank Stationery WarehouseYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Cowan's/28-48, West Register StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31864  original building
Item 2 of 31 August 1877  Plans of proposed alterations presented to National Bank
Item 3 of 31936  Alterations


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 9George Beattie A1864 Original building
Item 2 of 9George Beattie & Son A1864 Original building
Item 3 of 9William Hamilton Beattie A1864 Original building
Item 4 of 9George Beattie & Son B1877 Alterations
Item 5 of 9William Hamilton Beattie B1877 Alterations
Item 6 of 9David John Chisholm C1936 Alterations
Item 7 of 9Dick Peddie, Todd & Jamieson C1936 Alterations
Item 8 of 9George Lindsay Auldjo Jamieson C1936 Alterations
Item 9 of 9William James Walker Todd C1936 Alterations


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Cowan & Co - papermakers 


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 Ltdp331
Item 2 of 2RSA1867   30

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder8 April 1865XXIII  

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register29620 
Item 2 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDick Peddie and McKay Collection DPM 1930/113
Item 3 of 3Royal Bank of Scotland Group ArchivesNational Bank Board Minutes 1 August 1877