Basic Site Details

Name: 39-41 George Street
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 139-41, George StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31875  First floor bay window added to no 41
Item 2 of 31881  Remodelling and extending of ground floor of no 41
Item 3 of 31974 Alteration/conversionRebuilding of shop at no.39.


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 5John LesselsArchitectA1875 Additions of bay window to no.41
Item 2 of 5Hippolyte Jean BlancArchitectB1881 Remodelling of ground floor of no.41
Item 3 of 5Kenneth DonaldArchitectC1974 Rebuilding of shop at no.39. Partner in charge and job architect
Item 4 of 5Philip Cocker & PartnersArchitectural practiceC1974 Rebuilding of shop at no.39
Item 5 of 5Philip Stanley Cocker C1974 Rebuilding of shop at no.39.


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2International DistillersClients for 1974 shop rebuild at no.39
Item 2 of 2Johnstone, William & CoBlanc's client


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 Ltdp301

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Courtesy of Philip CockerInformation sent via DSA website, November 2009  
Item 2 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register28834