Basic Site Details

Name: Leith Walk School and lodge
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost of original buildings of 1875-1877 13,184.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Leith Walk Primary SchoolYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 51875 Design exhibitedOriginal building
Item 2 of 5June 1877  Payment made to Moffatt & Aitken for plans
Item 3 of 51885  Extension
Item 4 of 51894  Enlarged
Item 5 of 51903  Enlarged


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 8James AitkenArchitectA18751877Original building
Item 2 of 8Moffatt & Aitken (or Moffat & Aitken)Architectural practiceA18751877Original building
Item 3 of 8William Lambie Moffatt (originally William Lambie Moffat)ArchitectA18751877Original building
Item 4 of 8Robert WilsonArchitectD1885 Extension
Item 5 of 8David Wishart GallowayArchitectB1894 Probably assisted Robert Wilson on enlargement
Item 6 of 8John Alexander CarfraeArchitectB1894 Enlargement (Carfrae as chief assistant in Wilson's office)
Item 7 of 8Robert WilsonArchitectB1894 Enlargement (Carfrae as chief assistant in Wilson's office)
Item 8 of 8John Alexander CarfraeArchitectC1903 Enlargements - Carfrae as School Board architect


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Edinburgh School Boardoriginal building


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp436-7
Item 2 of 2RSA1875   857

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder30 December 1876XXXIV  

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Edinburgh City ArchivesEdinburgh Dean of Guild 10 December 1885
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register43685 
Item 3 of 3National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)William Lambie Moffatt Cash Book 1859-1881 GD 1/412/1 June 1877 p54