Basic Site Details

Name: Scottish Life Assurance Co
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: Check date of RIBA Obit. Batch of plans contain plans for work for Professor Ewart (maybe 2 Belford Park).

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 118-19, St Andrew SquareYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 51896  Extensions
Item 2 of 5Before 1896  Remodelling
Item 3 of 51927  Alterations
Item 4 of 51928  Alterations
Item 5 of 51960  Rebuilding


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 13David Bryce (junior)  Before 1874 Remodelled
Item 2 of 13Arthur George Sydney Mitchell B1896 Extensions
Item 3 of 13George Wilson B1896 Extensions
Item 4 of 13Sydney Mitchell & Wilson B1896 Extensions
Item 5 of 13J M Dick Peddie & Walker Todd C1927 Alterations
Item 6 of 13Sydney Houghton Miller C1927 Alterations
Item 7 of 13William James Walker Todd C1927 Akterations
Item 8 of 13Auldjo Jamieson & Arnott D1928 Alterations
Item 9 of 13Ernest Arthur Oliphant Auldjo Jamieson D1928 Alterations
Item 10 of 13James Alexander Arnott D1928 Alterations
Item 11 of 13Alexander Esmé Gordon (or Esmé Gordon) E1960 Rebuilding
Item 12 of 13Gordon & Dey E1960 Rebuilding
Item 13 of 13William Gordon Dey E1960 Rebuilding


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 Ltdp323

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3RIAS QuarterlyNovember 195012Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS)p45-6
Item 2 of 3RIAS Quarterly195183, SpringRoyal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS)Obituary (Arnott)
Item 3 of 3RIBA JournalJanuary 1951 London: Royal Institute of British ArchitectsObituary by E J MacRae - p121

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDick Peddie and McKay Collection DPM 1920/20/1
Item 2 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSSydney Mitchell & Wilson Collection SMW 1880/56/1 and 1890/22/1-6