Edinburgh, Forrest Road, New North Free Church

Chaplaincy (20th Century), Church (19th Century), Faculty Building (20th Century), Theatre (20th Century), University (20th Century)

Site Name Edinburgh, Forrest Road, New North Free Church

Classification Chaplaincy (20th Century), Church (19th Century), Faculty Building (20th Century), Theatre (20th Century), University (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Bristo Place; George Iv Bridge; Bedlam Theatre; Edinburgh University Chaplaincy Centre; New North Church

Canmore ID 74107

Site Number NT27SE 472

NGR NT 25734 73219

NGR Description Centred on NT 25734 73219

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Edinburgh, City Of
  • Parish Edinburgh (edinburgh, City Of)
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District City Of Edinburgh
  • Former County Midlothian

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Architecture Notes

ARCHITECT:

Thomas Hamilton (1846-48)

The New North Free Church has been used by Edinburgh University as a Fine Art Department and University Chaplaincy Centre.

REFERENCE:

Edinburgh City Public Library, Edinburgh Room

'Story of West St Giles Parish Church' by James Pringle (Session Clerk) (1916)

Small view of the Church at Meadow Place.

'The New North Church' by Josiah Livingston (1893)

Historical File - 'The New North Church'

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