Basic Site Details

Name: Edinburgh Academy, Library
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 148, Henderson Row  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 318981899 Centre block
Item 2 of 31900  Drawing for carved panel dated
Item 3 of 31930  Additions


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 12James McLellan Fairley A18981899Centre block
Item 2 of 12Leadbetter & Fairley A18981899Centre block
Item 3 of 12Thomas Greenshields Leadbetter A18981899Centre block
Item 4 of 12James McLellan Fairley B1900 Drawing for carved panel dated
Item 5 of 12Leadbetter & Fairley B1900 Drawing for carved panel dated
Item 6 of 12Thomas Greenshields Leadbetter B1900 Drawing for carved panel dated
Item 7 of 12James McLellan Fairley C1921 Additional wings
Item 8 of 12Leadbetter, Fairley & Reid C1921 Additional wings
Item 9 of 12Robert Stirling Reid C1921 Additional wings
Item 10 of 12James McLellan Fairley D1930 Additions
Item 11 of 12Leadbetter, Fairley & Reid D1930 Additions
Item 12 of 12Robert Stirling Reid D1930 Additions


Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 5DMW ArchiveSmall, G P: The Leadbetters' Victorian Legacy, Unpublished paper, 21 September 1994 Leadbetter, Fairley & Reid work
Item 2 of 5Edinburgh City ArchivesEdinburgh Dean of Guild For both original building and additions
Item 3 of 5National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSCowie and Seaton Collection CSE 1890/1/1-3; CSE 1890/1/16; 1930 CSE 1890/1/27-29
Item 4 of 5RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Robert Stirling Reid: F no2910 (box 14)
Item 5 of 5Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of ScotlandCanmore209292