Basic Site Details

Name: Young Women's Christian Association, George Street
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: See separate entry for Carron House which replaced this building.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Carron HouseYesAfter rebuilding in 1966.
Item 2 of 2YWCA  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1114-116, George StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31872 Alterations and additions 
Item 2 of 31909  Alterations and new shop front (Plans dated)
Item 3 of 3c. 19321935 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 7Charles George Hood Kinnear C1872 Alterations
Item 2 of 7John Dick Peddie C1872 Alterations
Item 3 of 7Peddie & Kinnear C1872 Alterations
Item 4 of 7John More Dick Peddie  1909 Alterations and new shop front
Item 5 of 7James McLellan Fairley Bc. 1932c. 1935Alterations
Item 6 of 7Leadbetter, Fairley & Reid Bc. 1932c. 1935Alterations
Item 7 of 7Robert Stirling Reid Bc. 1932c. 1935Alterations


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Carron Co 


Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSCowie and Seaton Collection CSE 1930/31/1
Item 2 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDick Peddie and McKay Collection DPM 1870/37/4 and 1900/14/1
Item 3 of 3Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of ScotlandCanmore99097