Basic Site Details

Name: Turkish Baths
Town, district or village: Leith
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 3Central Kinema  
Item 2 of 3Destiny Church  
Item 3 of 3Elim Pentecopstal ChurchYes 

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 112, 13, Casselbank StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31885   
Item 2 of 31894  Heightened by 2 storeys
Item 3 of 3After 1915Before 1920Alteration/conversionBaths closed and conversion to Central Kinema.


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 3George Beattie & Son A1885  
Item 2 of 3William Hamilton Beattie A1885  
Item 3 of 3George Craig B1894 Heightened by 2 storeys


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 Ltdp474

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 18 November 1885 and 6 March 1894
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register27098 
Item 3 of 3Information from Malcolm Shifrin via websiteInformation from Malcolm Shifrin see