Basic Site Details

Name: 40-42 Candlemaker Row
Town, district or village: Old Town
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: A Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Original buildings of 17th century, bought by Incorporation of Candlemakers in 1733-4.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 3Binny of Nisbet's LandYesnumber 42
Item 2 of 3Candlemakers' HallYesPart of block
Item 3 of 3Henry's LandYesnumber 40

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 140-42, Candlemaker RowYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21722  Begun
Item 2 of 21929  Restoration

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 1Ebenezer James MacRaeArchitect 1929 Restoration - as City Architect

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp222

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register28416Listing is for nos 36-42
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Ebenezer James MacRae: F no3192 (box 18)