Basic Site Details

Name: Glencairn Crescent
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: B Listed
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Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 21-27, Glencairn CrescentYes 
Item 2 of 250, Palmerston PlaceYesNos 1, 1a and 2 Glencairn Crescent turn the corner into Palmerston Place

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21872  Feued from this year
Item 2 of 218731879Construction 

People

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 5(Sir) James SteelBuilderA18731879As developer, but designed by Chesser
Item 2 of 5Alexander Wood MacNaughtan (or McNaughton)ArchitectA18731879Acted as assistant to Chesser, and designed nos 1, 1a and 2 (with 50 Palmerston Place)
Item 3 of 5George RobertsArchitect, BuilderA18731879As builder, but designed by Chesser
Item 4 of 5George Roberts & SonArchitectural practiceA18731879As builder, but designed by Chesser
Item 5 of 5John ChesserArchitectA18731879Designed for Heriot Trust, but built mainly by Roberts & Son and James Steel

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Heriot Trust 

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Child Structures

This structure or site has the following component or child structures (click on an item to view details):
 Building NameNotes
Item 1 of 411 Glencairn Crescent 
Item 2 of 421 Glencairn Crescent 
Item 3 of 45 Glencairn Crescent 
Item 4 of 47 Glencairn Crescent 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Byrom, Connie2005The Edinburgh New Town Gardens: 'blessings as well as beauties' Birlinnpp402-3
Item 2 of 2Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp373

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder20 February 1892LXII Chesser's obituary

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4 Heriot Trust Papers  
Item 2 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register28920Nos 1, 1a and 2 (with 50 Palmerston Place)
Item 3 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register28921Nos 3-27
Item 4 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings Collection Original drawings for nos 1, 1a & 2 (with 50 Palmerston Place) - dated 1877