Basic Site Details

Name: Tenement, 48-52 Great Junction Street
Town, district or village: Leith
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: The first building to be put up under the Leith Improvement Scheme.

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 248-52, Great Junction StreetYesCorner with Henderson Street
Item 2 of 22, Henderson StreetYesCorner with Great Junction Street


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11885   


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 1Archibald ThomsonArchitect 1885 Attributed to Simpson in 'Buildings of Scotland' Edinburgh volume but it appears to be by 'Thomson' from Leith Dean of Guild records (possibly Archibald Thomson?)


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp473

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Edinburgh City ArchivesLeith Dean of Guild Plans 26 November 1884