Basic Site Details

Name: Holy Trinity Episcopal Church
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
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Notes: Dunn's un-executed scheme of interior remodelling (1908-1909) included the introduction of stone piers and arches to divide the building into nave, chancel, and side aisles. A new timber roof, was to have been constructed within the existing roof and a new porch built at the west end. A new chancel was to have been created at the east end, involving considerable structural alteration

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 2Dean BridgeYes 
Item 2 of 2Queensferry RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 314 October 1838 Opened 
Item 2 of 31900  Chancel added
Item 3 of 31909  Proposal to correct orientation


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 3John Henderson  18371839Original church
Item 2 of 3John Robertson  1900 Extension of chancel
Item 3 of 3James Bow Dunn  1909 Proposal to correct orientation and insert stone arches (not executed)


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3APSD The Dictionary of Architectureed Wyatt PapworthThe Architectural Publication Society (8v 1852-1892) 
Item 2 of 3Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp387
Item 3 of 3Grant, James1883 Old and New Edinburgh v3, p70

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2British Architect8 January 1909  p22 together with plate showing perspective view of proposed interior, existing and proposed plans
Item 2 of 2Edinburgh Evening Courant18 October 1838   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Edinburgh City ArchivesEdinburgh Dean of Guild  
Item 2 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register27059 
Item 3 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings Collection DC50204 and 50305
Item 4 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSHay and Henderson Collection Drawings HH6/26-28 and HH6/166