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Edinburgh, Castle Terrace, Synod Hall

Church Hall (19th Century), Cinema (20th Century), College (Period Unassigned), Theatre (19th Century)

Site Name Edinburgh, Castle Terrace, Synod Hall

Classification Church Hall (19th Century), Cinema (20th Century), College (Period Unassigned), Theatre (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) New Edinburgh Theatre; Poole's Synod Hall; West End Theatre; U.p. Theological College

Canmore ID 133336

Site Number NT27SW 1132

NGR NT 24903 73390

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


Ordnance Survey licence number 100057073. All rights reserved.
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Administrative Areas

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

Architecture Notes


ARCHITECTS: J. Murray Bell and F.T.Pilkington 1875

Sir Robert Gowans

Opened as New Edinburgh Theatre, 1875. Became Synod Hall of United Presbyterian Church, 1877. Became a cinema in 1920's. Balustrade modified, 1952. This Category B Listed building was demolished in March/April, 1966.


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