Basic Site Details

Name: Second Church of Christ Scientist
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
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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 126, 28, & 30, Young Street Lane and at 9 and 11 Young Street near Charlotte Square


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 3March 1951 Scheme acceptedWarrant has been granted for church that will cost 25,000
Item 2 of 3May 1951 Plans prepared, construction not yet begun 
Item 3 of 31952 Build/construction 


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 4(Sir) Frank Charles MearsArchitectA1951After 1952 
Item 2 of 4(Sir) Frank Mears & PartnersArchitectural practiceA1951After 1952 
Item 3 of 4Horace Arthur Rendel GovanArchitectA1951After 1952 
Item 4 of 4Robert James NaismithArchitectA1951After 1952 


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 Ltdp330
Item 2 of 2Glendinning, M, MacInnes, R and MacKechnie, A1996A History of Scottish Architecture  p583

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder9 March 1951  p367
Item 2 of 2Builder18 May 1951  p719