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Basic Site Details

Name: Archers' Hall
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: A listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Minutes of the Royal Company of Archers (27 July 1776). 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map (1843). J Balfour Paul, History of the Royal Company of Archers (1875). MacRae Her 40; J Grant, Old and New Edinburgh II (1882) p352-3. The Builder (29 March 1902). Edinburgh Architectural Association Catalogue 1907; J Gifford, C McWilliam, D Walker Buildings of Scotland: Edinburgh (1988) p242. H Colvin, A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects (1995) p592-3. P Burman, ┐Conservation Statement┐ (August 2008) at Annex 2 of LDN Architects, Archers┐ Hall Design Statement (2008). Dictionary of Scottish Architects http://www.scottisharchitects.org.uk (2013) The British Monarchy (website) http://www.royal.gov.uk/RoyalEventsandCeremonies/Ceremonialbodies/RoyalCompanyofArchers.aspx (2013)

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Buccleuch Street  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 317761777 Original building
Item 2 of 319001905 Reconstruction and enlargement
Item 3 of 31904 Design exhibitedFor entrance hall and stair


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 5Alexander LaingArchitect 17761777Original building
Item 2 of 5Arthur Forman Balfour PaulArchitectA19001903Began job - reconstruction and enlargement
Item 3 of 5(Sir) Robert Rowand AndersonArchitectB1905 Work continued in partnership
Item 4 of 5Arthur Forman Balfour PaulArchitectB1905 Work continued in partnership
Item 5 of 5Rowand Anderson & PaulArchitectural practiceB1905 Work continued in partnership


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp242
Item 2 of 4Grant, James1880Old & New Edinburgh  Volume 2, p352-3
Item 3 of 4Paul, J Balfour1875History of the Royal Company of Archers   
Item 4 of 4RSA1905   408

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder9 March 1902LXXXII  
Item 2 of 2RIBA Journal30 July 1921 London: Royal Institute of British ArchitectsObituary of Anderson

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3ARcher's HallMinutes of the Royal Company of Archers17 July 1776 
Item 2 of 3Edinburgh City ArchivesEdinburgh Dean of Guild  
Item 3 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register27562Archers' Hall, Buccleuch Street


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