Basic Site Details

Name: Subscription Baths and Drawing Academy
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Caledonian Mercury 24 January 1828: 11 Bath Rooms with dressing rooms, waiting apartment etc. heated by steam.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Masonic Lodge / St Mary's Chapel  

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 3Masonic hall  
Item 2 of 3Baths  
Item 3 of 3School  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 3High StreetYes 
Item 2 of 317, 19, 19a, Hill StreetYes 
Item 3 of 3Niddry's WyndYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 318251828  
Item 2 of 31900  Internal alterations
Item 3 of 31932  Lithograph by Thomas McCrae


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 2George Angus  18251828 
Item 2 of 2Thomas McCrae  1932 Lithograph


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Edinburgh Lodge No 1 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 2 of 2Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp329-330

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Caledonian Mercury24 January 1828   
Item 2 of 2Caledonian Mercury30 January 1828   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Edinburgh City ArchivesEdinburgh Dean of Guild 10 May 1825
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register29081 
Item 3 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings Collection EDD/1/119; EDD/1/199