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Basic Site Details

Name: Jenners Workshop and Abbotsford Arms
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Replaced earlier Abbotsford Arms by William Hogg (see separate entry)

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Abbotsford Bar  
Item 2 of 2Abbotsford II  

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 23-15, Rose Block restored by Michael Laird
Item 2 of 23-5, Rose StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41890 Build/constructionNos 7-9
Item 2 of 419021903 Extended to provide Abbotsford Bar at nos 3-5
Item 3 of 41979 Alteration/conversionChange of use from disused furniture factory to shops and goods handling area.
Item 4 of 4After 1979 Won award or awardsRIBA Directory 1981 does not specify date or source.

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 5John McLachlanArchitectA1890 Nos 7-9
Item 2 of 5Peter Lyle Barclay HendersonArchitect, EngineerB19021903Extended to provide Abbotsford Bar at nos 3-5
Item 3 of 5James ('Jim') AbbotArchitectC1979 Change of use from disused furniture factory to shops and goods handling area.
Item 4 of 5Michael Donald LairdArchitectC1979 Change of use from disused furniture factory to shops and goods handling area. Job architect and Principal.
Item 5 of 5Michael Laird & Partners C1979 Change of use from disused furniture factory to shops and goods handling area.

Clients

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

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Allen, Nic (ed.) Scottish Architects in Conservation  p63
Item 2 of 4Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp322
Item 3 of 4Kenna and Mooney1983People's Palaces  pp127-8
Item 4 of 4RIBA1981Directory of Practices 1981   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2National Guardian16 October 1903   
Item 2 of 2RIAS Chartered ArchitectMarch 2001  Obituary of Jim Abbot

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Edinburgh City ArchivesEdinburgh Dean of Guild Ground floor plan and elevation to Rose Street
Item 2 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register301513-9 Rose Street
Item 3 of 4National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Gifts and deposits SRO GD1/176/10
Item 4 of 4RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Peter Lyle Barclay Henderson: F no1156 (microfilm reel 12)

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