Basic Site Details

Name: Queen's Club
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: B listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Building News 3 April 1914 Page 468, with plans and perspective
'QUEEN'S CLUB. EDINBURGH. This building, erected for the late Sir James Gibson, Bart, is occupied by a Ladies' Club. The plans illustrate the chief arrangements of the club. The mason-work is of Prudham stone, scabbled on face. The total cost amounted to 9,000. The ground front, towards the street, is used for commercial purposes and shops. Mr. James B. Dunn, of Edinburgh, is the architect.'

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 15-7, Frederick StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 419021904  
Item 2 of 4April 1903May 1903 Plans dated for Dunn & Findlay work
Item 3 of 4After 1911Before 1925 Extensions and reconstruction
Item 4 of 419261928 Alterations to doorway


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 5Dunn & FindlayArchitectural practiceA19021904 
Item 2 of 5James Bow DunnArchitectA19021904 
Item 3 of 5James Leslie FindlayArchitectA19021904 
Item 4 of 5James Inch MorrisonArchitectBAfter 1911Before 1925Extensions and reconstruction
Item 5 of 5Percival May DavsonArchitect c. 1925c. 1928Details of doorway


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1R & T Gibson 


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Building News3 April 1914  Page 468
Item 2 of 2RIBA Journal20 September 1930 London: Royal Institute of British Architectsp711

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 5Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register28779 
Item 2 of 5National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSCowie and Seaton Collection CSE 1920/44/1-2
Item 3 of 5National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDunn and Findlay Collection EDD/754/1-8
Item 4 of 5RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers James Bow Dunn: F v15 p131 no1006 (microfilm reel 11); James Inch Morrison: F no 2306 microfilm reel 17
Item 5 of 5Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of ScotlandCanmore113823