Doors Open Day Edinburgh 2006, Visiting Historic Buildings

Doors Open Days, Edinburgh : Architecture Information

Access to Key Properties

30 Sep 2006

The Cockburn Association, Trunk’s Close, 55 High St, Edinburgh: 0131 557 8686

Doors Open Day Edinburgn Buildings
for 2006 – alphabetical

Alternatively, listed by Venue Number:

Doors Open Day buildings for 2006 online September:

Central Garage, Lothian Buses Plc
1922-34
Annandale Street
G M Holmes, E J MacRae

7 Lochside View

Edinburgh Park
Allan Murray Architects

Corstorphine Police Station

28 Meadowplace Road
Campbell & Arnott

Ashworth Laboratories, Natural History Museum (Aubrey Manning Gallery)
1927
University of Edinburgh: King’s Buildings, West Mains Road, Edinburgh
John F Matthew

Marketing Suite, Park Centre
1995
5 Lochside Place, Edinburgh Park
Campbell & Arnott

University of Edinburgh: The Chancellor’s Building
2002
49 Little France Crescent

Royal Observatory
1892-94
Blackford Hill
W W Robertson

British Geological Survey
1977
Murchison House, West Mains Road
Property Services Agency

Edinburgh World Heritage Trust
1796
5 & 28 Charlotte Square
Robert Adam

28 Charlotte Square, National Trust for Scotland (HLF)
28 Charlotte Square
Robert Adam, Robert Reid

Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland
1819, altered 1830-40
15 Rutland Square
Archibald Elliot, John Tait

Scottish Arts Club
1830, 1895
24 Rutland Square
John Tait

St John’s Church
1818
Princes Street
William Burn

St Mark’s Unitarian Church
1835
7 Castle Terrace
David Bryce

Royal Lyceum Theatre
1883-1996
Grindlay Street
C J Phipps

Greyfriars Kirk
1620
Greyfriars Place

Anatomy Lecture Theatre & Anatomy Resource Centre
1874
University of Edinburgh, Doorway 3, Medical School, Teviot Place
Robert Rowand Anderson

Reid Concert Hall
1859
Bristo Square
Professor John Donaldson

Central Mosque
1998
50 Potterow
Basil Bayati

Augustine United Church
1861
George IV Bridge
JMW & JM Hay

National Library of Scotland
1934-55
George IV Bridge
Reginald Fairlie

Central Library
1890
George IV Bridge
George Washington Brown

Crocket’s Land
1700
91-93 West Bow

St Davids Tower

Edinburgh Castle

HBOS Headquarters
1863
The Mound
David Bryce

Stills Gallery
23 Cockburn Street
Reiach and Hall Architects

Dolphin House
1788-90
4 Hunter Square
John Baxter jnr

University of Edinburgh: Talbot Rice Gallery, Old College

South Bridge

University of Edinburgh: Playfair Library Hall
1789-1827
Old College, University of Edinburgh
Robert Adam, William Playfair, Robert Rowand Anderson
South Bridge

St Cecilia’s Hall Museum of Instruments
1763
Niddry Street, Cowgate
Robert Mylne

Breakfast Mission
2000 conversion
Richard Murphy Architects

15 Old Fishmarket Close
2000 conversion
Richard Murphy Architects

Cockburn Association
16C
Trunk’s Close, 55 High Street

Scottish Book Trust, Sandeman House
1916
Trunk’s Close, 55 High Street

Scottish Storytelling Centre
43-45 High Street
Malcom Fraser
2006

University of Edinburgh: Old Moray House
1618
174 Canongate

Scottish Poetry Library
1999
5 Crichton’s Close, 112 Canongate
Malcolm Fraser Architects

Parliament House
1637, 1803
Parliament Square
John Scott, Robert Reid

St Andrew’s and St George’s Church
1780’s
13 George Street

Edinburgh SNP Club
1824
First flat left, 16 North St Andrew Street
David Paton

St Mary’s Metropolitan Cathedral
1813-91
Broughton Street
J. Gillespie Graham, John Biggar, Buchan & Bennett

Museum Collection Centre

10 Broughton Street

French Institute Library
1822
13 Randolph Crescent
James Gillespie Graham

11 Grosvenor Crescent, Ground and Basement Flat

11 Grosvenor Crescent

Edinburgh Society of Musicians
1891
3 Belford Road
George Washington Brown

Maggie’s Centre
1996; 2001
The Stables, Western General Hospital, Crewe Road South
Richard Murphy Architects

Muirhouse St Andrews Parish Church
1963
Pennywell Gardens
Howard Taylor

North Edinburgh Arts Centre

15a Pennywell Court, Muirhouse
Zoo Architects

The Mary Erskine School
c. 1800
Ravelstone House
Alexander Leith

4 Brighouse Park Gait
2006
Caer Amon, Cramond
Richard Murphy Architects

RGA Consulting
Georgian; conversion in 2005
7 Dean Bank Lane
Conversion by Brennan and Wilson

Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop

25 Hawthornvale

Alien Rock – Old St Andrews Church
19C, refurbished
8 Pier Place, Newhaven (Granton)

Seafield Crematorium
1939
Seafield Road

Edinburgh Printmakers

23 Union Street

Nelson Hall Community Centre
1913
5 Spittalfield Crescent
Thomas Nelson and Sons

Harmeny School
1906-07; redeveloped 1999
Mansfield Road, Balerno
R R Anderson, Robert Lorimer; Richard Murphy Architects

Morningside Parish Church
1890, 1901
Cluny Gardens/ Braid Road
Hippolyte Blanc

Laudate House – Church of the German Speaking Congregation in Edinburgh
1967
1 Chalmers Cresent
George Garson

Craiglockhart Campus
19th century
Glenlockhart Road
various architects

St Cuthbert’s Episcopal Church
1889
Colinton
Robert Rowand Anderson

Thomas Thomson House
1994
99 Bankhead Crossway North
Building Design Partnership

Riddle’s Court
1590
322 Lawnmarket

Links to many of the above buildings : Edinburgh Buildings

Doors Open Day Edinburgh – some buildings opened in 2005:
Evolution House
Fettes College
Harmeny School
McEwan Hall
Mansfield Traquair Centre
North Edinburgh Arts Centre
Old College
Royal Lyceum Theatre
Scottish Parliament
Usher Hall

Doors Open Day Edinburgh is generally in the last week of September

Sixty seven Edinburgh buildings were open to the public as part of Doors Open Day 2004 – the largest number ever.

The Cockburn Association organised Doors Open Day annually:
Doors Open Day Edinburgh

Visiting Glasgow Buildings
Doors Open Day Glasgow is generally in mid-September
Contact Glasgow Building Preservation Trust (GBPT), 42 Miller St, Glasgow

Rosslyn Chapel




Jenners

Missoni Hotel Edinburgh

THE SCOTTISH CIVIC TRUST
The Tobacco Merchant’s House, 42 Miller Street, Glasgow
0141-221-1466 sct@scotnet.co.uk

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Scottish Architecture

Doors Open Day : Glasgow




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