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Basic Site Details

Name: 2 St Mary's Street and Canongate
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: B listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Inscription on building - about being the first tenement erected under the City Improvement Act.

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Tenement  
Item 2 of 2Shop  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2274-278, CanongateYes 
Item 2 of 22, St Mary's StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11869   

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 2David CousinArchitectA1869 With John Lessels
Item 2 of 2John LesselsArchitectA1869 With David Cousin

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Mellon, JohnBuilder

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1RSA1869   703

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 3 November 1868
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register30166Listing for 2, 2A St Mary Street (B Listed)
Item 3 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings Collection Litho plans

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