Basic Site Details

Name: Oxford Terrace
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: A Listed
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Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Oxford TerraceYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 3Before 1850  Designs produced
Item 2 of 31858 or 1859 Build/constructionExecuted
Item 3 of 3Early 1960s Alteration/conversionAlterations to no.1


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 TaitArchitectA18551859Designed elevations of entire terrace
Item 2 of 5Charles George Hood KinnearArchitectA1858 Executed no 8
Item 3 of 5John Dick PeddieArchitectA1858 Executed no 8
Item 4 of 5Peddie & KinnearArchitectural practiceA1858 Executed no 8
Item 5 of 5Harold Roland WedgwoodArchitectural practiceBEarly 1960s Altered no.1 for his own use


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 3Heriot Trust 
Item 2 of 3Learmonth, Lord Provost 
Item 3 of 3Wedgwood, Rolandaltered no.1 for himself


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp399
Item 2 of 3Roger, Richard2004The transformation of Edinburgh: Land Property and Trust in the Nineteenth Century  p248
Item 3 of 3Youngson, A J1966The Making of Classical Edinburgh Edinburgh University Presspp271-2

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1RIAS Quarterly2011WinterRoyal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS)p.97: obituary of Roland Wedgwood

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Courtesy of Alastair ScottInformation given to Dictionary August 2015
Item 2 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register29471Nos 2-12
Item 3 of 4National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Register of Sasines  
Item 4 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDick Peddie and McKay Collection DPM/1850/52/1