Basic Site Details

Name: Rosemount Buildings (workmen's houses)
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: 145' X 125' quadrangle. Cost of rehabilitation 950,000

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Gardner's CrescentYes 
Item 2 of 21-96, Rosemount BuildingsYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21858   
Item 2 of 219791983RepairRepairs and strengthening


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 4William Lambie Moffatt (originally William Lambie Moffat)Architect 1858  
Item 2 of 4Harold Roland WedgwoodArchitectural practiceA19791983Repairs and strengthening
Item 3 of 4Neil AdamsArchitectA19791983Rehabilitation and conversion of 96 flats, including replacement balconies, landscaping and other improvements.
Item 4 of 4Roland Wedgwood AssociatesArchitectural practiceA19791983Repairs and strengthening


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2CastlerockAlso involved?
Item 2 of 2Fountainbridge Housing Association 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Allen, Nic (ed.) Scottish Architects in Conservation  p133
Item 2 of 4Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp266
Item 3 of 4McKean, Charles1992Edinburgh: an illustrated architectural guide  p136
Item 4 of 4Tarn, R N Working class housing in 19th century Britain  pp38, 88

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder6 March 1858XVI  

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register29662