Basic Site Details

Name: British Linen Bank
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Dean of Guild drawings need to be checked about the involvement of Tarbolton.

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1141, Princes StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21926   
Item 2 of 21992 * Alteration/conversionConversion of bank into a hotel.

* earliest date known from documented sources.


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 7Harold Ogle Tarbolton  1926 'Buildings of Scotland' attributes it to Tarbolton
Item 2 of 7J M Dick Peddie & Walker Todd A1926  
Item 3 of 7Sydney Houghton Miller A1926  
Item 4 of 7William James Walker Todd A1926  
Item 5 of 7G & S Ferrier B1992 *  
Item 6 of 7Rob Hunter B1992  
Item 7 of 7Rob Hunter Architects B1992 * Conversion of bank into hotel

* earliest date known from documented sources.


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Kantelfor hotel conversion works in 1992


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 Ltdp313

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 Plans dated 21 October 1926
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register30300 
Item 3 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDick Peddie and McKay Collection DPM 1920/15/3