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Basic Site Details

Name: 1-2 Chambers Street and 74 South Bridge corner
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: C listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1University HouseYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 21,2, Chambers StreetYesEast corner Block
Item 2 of 274, South BridgeYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11873   

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 2John LesselsArchitectA1873 With John Paterson
Item 2 of 2John PatersonArchitectA1873 With John Lessels

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Adair, John & Co 

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 1Style and Mantle Limited Premises 74-76 South BridgeReconstruction of ground floor shop - possibly after fire damage.
c1932 incorporated into J & R Allan's department store - see separate item

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Cant, Malcolm2005Edinburgh shops past and present Malcolm Cant publicationspp71, 42 (shows original state and ground floor detail)
Item 2 of 2Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp223

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Edinburgh City ArchivesEdinburgh Dean of Guild Original Plan
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register2979674-76 (INCLUSIVE NOS) SOUTH BRIDGE AND 1, 1A AND 1B CHAMBERS STREET
Item 3 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings Collection Copies

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