Basic Site Details

Name: St Cecilia's Hall
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: A listed
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Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Cowgate  
Item 2 of 2Niddry Street  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 317611763Build/constructionOriginal building
Item 2 of 31812 AdditionExtension
Item 3 of 319661968Alteration/conversionRebuilding


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 5George PatersonArchitectG17601761Supervised the construction on behalf of Robert Mylne.
Item 2 of 5Robert Mylne F17611763 
Item 3 of 5Ian G Lindsay & PartnersArchitectural practiceA19661968Rebuilding
Item 4 of 5Ian Gordon LindsayArchitectA19661968Rebuilding
Item 5 of 5John Herdman ReidArchitectA19661968Rebuilding. Nomination Paper records that Reid was responsible for this job.


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Edinburgh University 
Item 2 of 2Musical Society of EdinburghClient for original Mylne 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 Ltdp187
Item 2 of 2RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Country Life15 August 1968   
Item 2 of 2The Book of the Old Edinburgh Club1933xix p227

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register27760 
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers John Herdman Reid: F no6267 (Combined Box 129)