Basic Site Details

Name: 493-495 Lawnmarket
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: A Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: There appears to be a conflict of information regarding the early 1890s remodelling: see also separate entry for work carried out by James Jerdan on 3-7 James Court.

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 23,5, James CourtYes 
Item 2 of 2493-495, LawnmarketYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11892  Remodelling


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 4David Wishart GallowayArchitectA1892 Remodelling - probably assisted Stewart Henbest Capper
Item 2 of 4Geddes & CapperArchitectural practiceA1892 Remodelling
Item 3 of 4Patrick Geddes A1892 Remodelling - with Stewart Henbest Capper as architect
Item 4 of 4Stewart Henbest CapperArchitectA1892 Remodelling


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 Ltdp195

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register29234