Basic Site Details

Name: Gibson Craig Memorial Hall
Town, district or village: Currie
City or county: Midlothian
Country: Scotland
Status: C listed
Grid ref:
Notes: The building comprised a large hall seating 350, a small hall for 60 together with kitchen and lavatory accommodation. Estimated cost 1,600. Foundation stone laid by Lady Gibson-Craig on 21 June 1901. Opened on Friday (17? January 1092) and built at a final cost of over 2000.
It was erected in memory of Robert James Gibson-Craig, Second Lieutenant, 3rd Battalion Royal Scots who died of dysentery at Naauwpoort South Africa on 23 April 1900, aged 17.

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 419011902  
Item 2 of 421 June 1901 Foundation stone 
Item 3 of 4January 1902 OpenedFriday 17? January 1902
Item 4 of 41936  Additions


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 5James Macintyre HenryArchitect 19011902 
Item 2 of 5David John ChisholmArchitectA1936 Additions
Item 3 of 5Dick Peddie, Todd & JamiesonArchitectural practiceA1936 Additions
Item 4 of 5George Lindsay Auldjo JamiesonArchitectA1936 Additions
Item 5 of 5William James Walker ToddArchitectA1936 Additions


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2McWilliam, Colin1978Lothian (The Buildings of Scotland)  p149
Item 2 of 2RSA1902   649

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Building News28 June 1901  p861
Item 2 of 2Building News24 January 1902  p127

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register6116 
Item 2 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDick Peddie and McKay Collection DPM 1930/77