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Basic Site Details

Name: Forrest Road
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: C listed
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Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 3Tenement  
Item 2 of 3Shop  
Item 3 of 3Public house  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 17,9,11,13,15,17,19,21,23,25, Forrest RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31872  Plans dated
Item 2 of 31873  Design exhibited - 'Street architecture'
Item 3 of 31891 AdditionCorner part


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 4Robert Thornton ShiellsArchitect 18721873 
Item 2 of 4James M ThomsonArchitectB1891 Addition of corner part
Item 3 of 4Robert Thornton ShiellsArchitectB1891 Addition of corner part
Item 4 of 4Shiells & ThomsonArchitectural practiceB1891 Addition of corner part


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp733
Item 2 of 2RSA1873   799

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Edinburgh City ArchivesEdinburgh Dean of Guild 25 January 1872
Item 2 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register478637-25 (Odd Nos) Forrest Road

Photocopies of drawings dated 30 March 1891 passed to HS.


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