Basic Site Details

Name: Lochend Road School
Town, district or village: Leith
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: The school as first built (by George Craig) accommodated 1574 pupils and cost 13,258.

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 289, Duke StreetYes 
Item 2 of 24, Lochend RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21885   
Item 2 of 2c. 1929  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 3George CraigArchitect 1885  
Item 2 of 3James Stewart JohnstonArchitectAc. 1929 Additions
Item 3 of 3Joseph Marr JohnstonArchitectAc. 1929 Additions


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Edinburgh Education CommitteeOriginal building
Item 2 of 2Leith School BoardOriginal building (as per George Craig's LRIBA paper)


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp464

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2RIBA Journal13 October 1934v41London: Royal Institute of British Architectsp1069 - obituary of Joseph Marr Johnston
Item 2 of 2Scotsman3 September 1934  Obituary of Joseph Marr Johnston

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register26754 
Item 2 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSJ & F Johnston Collection JFJ 1920/1/2
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers George Craig: L v17 no1200; James Stewart Johnston: F no2400 (box 6)