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Basic Site Details

Name: Bookshop for John Grant, Chambers Street and George IV Bridge
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: B listed
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Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 232, Chambers Street  
Item 2 of 2George IV BridgeYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 119031906 Internal alterations and new building - modification of earlier Cousin/Lessels design

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 3Henry ('Harry') Ramsay TaylorArchitectA19031906Internal alterations and new building
Item 2 of 3James Lessels and Harry Ramsay TaylorArchitectural practiceA1903c. 1905Internal alterations and new building - Taylor responsible (completed 1906)
Item 3 of 3Cousin, Ormiston & TaylorArchitectural practiceAc. 19051906Internal alterations and new building - Taylor responsible (begun 1903)

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Grant, John - bookseller 

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Parent Structure and Site

This structure is related to the following parent structure or site (click the item to view details):
 Building nameNotes
Item 1 of 1Chambers StreetParts are B Listed and some C Listed.

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp226

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Edinburgh Evening News25 November 1903   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register28497 
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Harry Ramsay Taylor: F v18 p29 no1188 (microfilm reel 12)

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