Basic Site Details

Name: Gorgie Market, corn market, Corporation Slaughterhouse and police station
Town, district or village: Gorgie
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 3Corn ExchangeYespart of complex
Item 2 of 3Gorgie MarketYes 
Item 3 of 3Market Restaurant part of complex

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 3Police station  
Item 2 of 3Corn exchange  
Item 3 of 3Restaurant  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 111, New Market RoadYesOff Slateford Road


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41909(?)  Slaughterhouses; Market Restaurant; corn exchange; police station
Item 2 of 41912  Cattle shelter
Item 3 of 41926 Alterations and additionsAlterations to Blood House
Item 4 of 41932  Extension


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 4Ebenezer James MacRae A1909 As assistant to James Anderson Williamson in City Architect's Office
Item 2 of 4George White A19091912As assistant to James Anderson Williamson in City Architect's Office
Item 3 of 4James Anderson Williamson A19091912 
Item 4 of 4Ebenezer James MacRae B19261932Alterations and Extension

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Child Structures

This structure or site has the following component or child structures (click on an item to view details):
 Building NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Restaurant. New Markets 


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 Ltdp507

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Architect and Building News1932Jul-Dec p26
Item 2 of 3Builder23 July 1926  p147 contracts open, alterations to Blood House
Item 3 of 3RIBA Journal13 July 1935v42London: Royal Institute of British Architectsp1009 - obituary of James Anderson Williamson

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 21 May 1908
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register30282Corn exchange
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Ebenezer James MacRae: L v19 no1443; George White: L v10 no600 (microfilm reel 32)