Basic Site Details

Name: St Andrews Free Church
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 1Church  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1St Andrews Free Church, Drumsheugh GardensYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 412 May 1883 Journal referenceCompetition to be held
Item 2 of 41884 Competition held 
Item 3 of 41885 Journal referenceFor Sydney Mitchell scheme
Item 4 of 41886 Opened 


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 9Hippolyte Jean BlancArchitect 1884 Competition design - unsuccessful
Item 2 of 9Arthur George Sydney MitchellArchitectB1885 Competition design - unsuccessful
Item 3 of 9George WilsonArchitectB1885 Competition design - unsuccessful (as assistant to Sydney Mitchell)
Item 4 of 9(Sir) John James BurnetArchitectC1885 Competition design - unsuccessful
Item 5 of 9John Burnet & SonArchitectural practiceC1885 Competition design - unsuccessful
Item 6 of 9John Burnet (senior)ArchitectC1885 Competition design - unsuccessful
Item 7 of 9Campbell DouglasArchitect, ValuerAc. 1886 Won competition and secured job
Item 8 of 9Campbell Douglas & SellarsArchitectural practiceAc. 1886 Won competition and secured job
Item 9 of 9James SellarsArchitect, ValuerAc. 1886 Won competition and secured job


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2RSA1884   856 (Blanc design)
Item 2 of 2RSA1885   843 (Burnet design)

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Builder12 May 1883XLIV  
Item 2 of 4Building News2 January 1885  Sydney Mitchell design
Item 3 of 4Building News23 April 1886  Opening
Item 4 of 4RIBA Journal1910v17London: Royal Institute of British ArchitectsObituary

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSSydney Mitchell & Wilson Collection SMW 1890/37/1 (Sydney Mitchell design); job list