Basic Site Details

Name: Royal Crescent
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: A Listed
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Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 324, 24A, Dundonald StreetYes 
Item 2 of 31-13A, Royal CrescentYes 
Item 3 of 326-28, Scotland StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41825  Design of elevations
Item 2 of 418811883 Design revised
Item 3 of 418841888 Design executed by James Lessels
Item 4 of 4Before 1975 Alteration/conversion 


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 4Thomas Brown IArchitect 1825 Design of elevations
Item 2 of 4John LesselsArchitect 18811883Revised design
Item 3 of 4James LesselsArchitect 18841888Executed design. Completed to modified design by John Lessels
Item 4 of 4Reiach Hall Blyth Partnership DBefore 1975 Conservation work

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 1Three tenement blocks, Royal Crescent 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp353

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 5Edinburgh City ArchivesEdinburgh Town Council Minutes June 1824
Item 2 of 5Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register296791-13A Royal Crescent
Item 3 of 5Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register2968015-23A Royal Crescent
Item 4 of 5National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Register of Sasines  
Item 5 of 5National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings Collection Copies