Basic Site Details

Name: Edinburgh Corn Exchange
Town, district or village: Old Town
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
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Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 131, 33, 35, GrassmarketYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31848  Journal reference
Item 2 of 318651870 Alterations to roof?
Item 3 of 313 January 1961 ProposedHeriot-Watt College to acquire building and replace with new 7-storey building per Builder p82


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 3David CousinArchitect 1848  
Item 2 of 3James Milne MonroArchitectB18651870Alterations to roof? - nature of involvement unclear, but probably assisted his former employer Henderson's friend David Cousin
Item 3 of 3David CousinArchitectB?1865(?)1870(?)Alterations to roof? - probably responsible, assisted by James Milne Monro


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder17 June 1848VI  
Item 2 of 2Builder13 January 1961  built in 1849 at a cost of 20,000; architect David Cousin per 'College Extension' p82

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Glasgow City ArchivesMonro & Partners Collection MON 1860/2