Basic Site Details

Name: Primary School, Moredun
Town, district or village: Moredun
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
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Notes: using a 'finger-plan' arrangement, based on a Dutch 1930's design - possibly based on a school in Amersfoot, Netherlands.

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 4April 1950 ProposedPlans to be prepared for primary school at 100,000
Item 2 of 41955 Alterations and additionsExtension
Item 3 of 41964 Alterations and additionsAddition of kitchen block
Item 4 of 42000 ProposedProposals for redevelopment of the site


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 3Alexander Garden Forgie  1950  
Item 2 of 3John Alexander William Grant B1955 Extension
Item 3 of 3Moira & Moira C1964 Kitchen Block added


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder7 April 1950  p472