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Basic Site Details

Name: India Buildings
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
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Status: A Listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Lawson's Buildings  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 21-6, India Buildings  
Item 2 of 2Victoria StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 118591865  

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 2John HendersonArchitect 18591862Design only; job taken over by Cousin after Henderson's death
Item 2 of 2David CousinArchitect 18621865Job taken over by Cousin after Henderson's death

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 2Lawson, Peter & Sons 
Item 2 of 2Lawson, Sir Charles 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2RSA1864   44 ('in course of erection')
Item 2 of 2Scottish Civic Trust1983Historic Buildings at Work: a guide to the historic buildings of Scotland used by Central Government Scottish Civic Trust/Property Services Agency, Department of the Environmentp137

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building News9 December 1864   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Edinburgh City ArchivesEdinburgh Dean of Guild 6 January 1865
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register29868 
Item 3 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSHay and Henderson Collection HH6/85 (date 1859 incorporated in doorway on design)

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