Basic Biographical Details

Name: George Legat Martin
Designation: Architect
Bio Notes: George Legat Martin was James Bow Dunn's principal assistant from at least 1937. After Dunn's death in August 1930, his son Herbert continued the practice as James B Dunn & Partners. Martin was probably taken into partnership at that date. In February 1934 the firm's name was changed again to J B Dunn & Martin.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 2Edinburgh, ScotlandBusiness   
Item 2 of 214, Frederick Street, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusiness1939 or 1940  

Employment and Training


The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this architect (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 3James Bow DunnBefore 19271930Assistant 
Item 2 of 3James B Dunn & Partners1930(?)January 1930(?)Partner 
Item 3 of 3J B Dunn & MartinFebruary 1934(?)Partner 

Buildings and Designs

This architect was involved with the following buildings or structures from the date specified (click on an item to view details):
 Date startedBuilding nameTown, district or villageIslandCity or countyCountryNotes
Item 1 of 491927Middlefield Coach Works  EdinburghScotlandAs assistant to James Bow Dunn
Item 2 of 491928George Watson's College  EdinburghScotlandAs assistant to James Bow Dunn, who won competition to secure job
Item 3 of 49c. 1928The BieldMoray MorayshireScotlandJames Bow Dunn died in 1930 therefore must have been involved
Item 4 of 49c. 1930Municipal OfficesConsett County DurhamEnglandCompetition designs - not signed or dated
Item 5 of 49193114 Ramsay Garden  EdinburghScotlandAlterations
Item 6 of 49193129 Deanhaugh Street  EdinburghScotlandAlterations
Item 7 of 491931Borthwick MainsGorebridge MidlothianScotland 
Item 8 of 491931Dipper Wood ParkFerniehaugh PeeblesshireScotland 
Item 9 of 491931Garage, Montrose Terrace  EdinburghScotlandExtension
Item 10 of 491931House at Oban for Mrs Fitzroy MacleanOban ArgyllScotland 
Item 11 of 491931House for Mr R GordonLongniddry East LothianScotland 
Item 12 of 491932Abbeyhill Chemical Works  EdinburghScotlandAlterations
Item 13 of 491932Central Picture HousePortobello EdinburghScotland 
Item 14 of 491932Hailes GardensColinton EdinburghScotland 
Item 15 of 491932McVities  EdinburghScotland 
Item 16 of 491932Northesk Nurseries, tomato houseMontrose AngusScotland 
Item 17 of 491932The White House EiggInverness-shireScotlandDrawings of staircase and drains
Item 18 of 49193371 Rose Street  EdinburghScotlandAlterations
Item 19 of 491933Warehosues, Firth Street  EdinburghScotland 
Item 20 of 491933Wester Pencaitland FarmPencaitland East LothianScotland 
Item 21 of 491933Wolf Star FarmOrmiston East LothianScotland 
Item 22 of 49Before 1933New North Bridge Buildings  EdinburghScotlandAlterations
Item 23 of 49193491 Lothian Road  EdinburghScotlandAlterations
Item 24 of 491934AbbotshillGalashiels SelkirkshireScotlandConversion of stables
Item 25 of 491934Belfry CottageWester Pencaitland East LothianScotland 
Item 26 of 491934House for J DonaldsonLaurencekirk KincardineshireScotland 
Item 27 of 491934Old Store BuildingPencaitland East LothianScotland 
Item 28 of 491934Premises for Messrs Turnbull & Wilson  EdinburghScotlandUncertain if in partnership at this date?
Item 29 of 49February 1934Premises for Messrs Turnbull & Wilson  EdinburghScotlandPlans by this partnership after February 1934
Item 30 of 49c. 1934Dalmahoy House and lodgesRatho EdinburghScotlandAlterations to East Lodge
Item 31 of 49c. 1934Inverness High SchoolInverness Inverness-shireScotlandMaybe Herbert Dunn involved too?
Item 32 of 491935Ardmillan Motor Works  EdinburghScotland 
Item 33 of 491935Gylemuir WorksCorstorphine EdinburghScotland 
Item 34 of 491935Houses for Mr ReidPencaitland East LothianScotland 
Item 35 of 491936House for the Misses WalkerBelford EdinburghScotland 
Item 36 of 491936Showroom, offices and houses for Messrs Steel BrothersNiddrie EdinburghScotland 
Item 37 of 491937Kirkcaldy Town HallKirkcaldy FifeScotlandCompetition design
Item 38 of 491938331 Leith Walk  EdinburghScotland 
Item 39 of 491938Amazondean House and Cottage  MidlothianScotland 
Item 40 of 491938Houses, The InchNether Liberton EdinburghScotland 
Item 41 of 491938Murrayfield Ice Rink and Sports StadiumMurrayfield EdinburghScotland 
Item 42 of 491938Palace Hotel  EdinburghScotlandAlterations and additions
Item 43 of 491938Young Men's Christian Association  EdinburghScotland 
Item 44 of 491939Air raid shelter  EdinburghScotland 
Item 45 of 491939Air Raid Shelter  EdinburghScotland 
Item 46 of 491939Houses (?), Dalkeith Road  EdinburghScotland 
Item 47 of 491939Paxton Village HallPaxton BerwickshireScotland 
Item 48 of 491939Public air raid shelter  EdinburghScotland 
Item 49 of 491940ARP Public Shelter  EdinburghScotland 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 2Post Office Directories     
Item 2 of 2RIBA1939The RIBA Kalendar 1939-1940 London: Royal Institute of British Architects