James (Gillespie) Graham~Architect

James (Gillespie) Graham: An architect born in Dunblane in the County of Perthshire in 1776. Of note are his churches – St. Mary’s RC Cathedral in Edinburgh (1813-14); St. Andrew’s Cathedral in Glasgow (1814-17); and, the Tolbooth Church in Edinburgh – collaboration with A. W. N. Pugin (1839-44). These building invoke […]

Perth Prison

Perth Prison was built under the direction of Robert Reid (1774-1856) (“King’s architect and surveyor in Scotland. Reid was responsible for many public works, primarily inEdinburgh, including the Law Courts in Parliament Square. He also worked on the detailed layout of Robert Adam’s Charlotte Square after that architect’s death and built […]