Basic Site Details

Name: St Leonard's Works
Town, district or village: Parkside
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
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Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1St Leonard's Works, ParksideYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21869   
Item 2 of 2After 1890Before 1906 Additions


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 4John LesselsArchitectAc. 1869 Front building
Item 2 of 4Henry ('Harry') Ramsay TaylorArchitectBAfter 1890Before 1906Additions
Item 3 of 4James LesselsArchitectBAfter 1890Before 1906Additions
Item 4 of 4James Lessels and Harry Ramsay TaylorArchitectural practiceBAfter 1890Before 1906Additions


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Edinburgh & Leith Corporations Gas Commissioners 


Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Harry Ramsay Taylor: F v18 p29 no1188 (microfilm reel 12)