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Basic Site Details

Name: Robertson's Court
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
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Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 215, CanongateYes 
Item 2 of 2Robertson's Court  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21894   
Item 2 of 21972 Restoration'A tender was accepted by the Housing Committee on 11th April 1972 for the erection of 15 houses and 3 garages at Robertson's Court. Work will commence shortly.'
(Edinburgh Corporation Housing Committee, 1972)


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 7Charles Edward Tweedie (senior)ArchitectA1894  
Item 2 of 7Frank Lewis Worthington SimonArchitectA1894  
Item 3 of 7Simon & TweedieArchitectural practiceA1894  
Item 4 of 7(Sir) Frank Mears & PartnersArchitectural practiceB1972 Back side of court restored
Item 5 of 7Robert James NaismithArchitectB1972 Back side of court restored
Item 6 of 7Ian McKerron BeggArchitectC19721976Gables of nos 11-15 restored
Item 7 of 7Robert Hurd & Partners (or R A Hurd & Partners)Architectural practiceC19721976Gables of nos 11-15 restored


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Geddes, Patrick, Professor 
Item 2 of 2MacLaren, Lord 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Edinburgh Corporation Housing Committee1972Annual Visit to Housing Developments Pillans and Wilson Ltd, Edinburgh 
Item 2 of 3Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp216
Item 3 of 3Johnson, Jim and Rosenburg, Lou2010Renewing Old Edinburgh: the Enduring Legacy of Patrick Geddes Glendaruel: Argyll Publishingp213

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Edinburgh City Architects plan storeEdinburgh City Architects plans Sketch designs in City Architects' Department
Item 2 of 2Edinburgh City ArchivesEdinburgh Dean of Guild  


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