Basic Site Details

Name: Edinburgh Academy, Main Hall
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: This is the main hall in the William Burn building

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 1Henderson RowYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 218231826Build/construction 
Item 2 of 219111912 Internal alterations - addition of columns in hall


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 4William BurnArchitectB18231826 
Item 2 of 4(Sir) Robert Rowand AndersonArchitectA19111912Internal alterations - addition of columns in hall
Item 3 of 4Arthur Forman Balfour PaulArchitectA19111912Internal alterations - addition of columns in hall
Item 4 of 4Rowand Anderson & PaulArchitectural practiceA19111912Internal alterations - addition of columns in hall


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 2 of 3Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp418
Item 3 of 3Shepherd, Thomas Modern Athens  pp75-76

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, RCAHMSNMRS Architects Index