Basic Site Details

Name: St Cuthbert's Public School
Town, district or village: Gorgie
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Gorgie SchoolYes 

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Gorgie RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 418751876  
Item 2 of 4July 1881  Drawings for addition
Item 3 of 418901891 Upper floor added
Item 4 of 41931  Gymnasium added


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 9Charles George Hood Kinnear A18751876 
Item 2 of 9John Dick Peddie A18751876 
Item 3 of 9Peddie & Kinnear A18751876 
Item 4 of 9Charles George Hood Kinnear B1881 Addition
Item 5 of 9John More Dick Peddie B1881 Addition
Item 6 of 9Kinnear & Peddie B1881 Addition
Item 7 of 9Robert Wilson  18901891Upper floor added
Item 8 of 9Edinburgh City Architect's Department (Edinburgh Corporation) A1930s Gym - with MacRae as City Architect
Item 9 of 9Ebenezer James MacRae C1931 Gym added - as City Architect


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1St Cuthbert's and Dean School Board 


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 Ltdp508

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2AA Files    
Item 2 of 2Architect and Building News1931Jan-Jun p240

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2DMW ArchiveResearch notes for 'Scottish Thirties' by Charles McKean  
Item 2 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDick Peddie and McKay Collection DPM/1870/80/1