Basic Site Details

Name: Workmen's houses, West Port
Town, district or village: Old Town
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
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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 2Portsburgh Square  
Item 2 of 2West PortYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 2 1901Build/construction 
Item 2 of 219791980RestorationConservation


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 7Edinburgh Burgh Engineers Office/Edinburgh City Engineer's DepartmentArchitectural practiceA 1901 
Item 2 of 7John Galt MitchellArchitectA 1901Working in Burgh Engineer's Office
Item 3 of 7John H CooperArchitectA 1901As Burgh Engineer in charge of project
Item 4 of 7D WarrenArchitectA19791980Conservation
Item 5 of 7T M Gray & AssociatesArchitectural practiceC19791980Conservation
Item 6 of 7Alan S MarshallArchitectD19791980Conservation
Item 7 of 7Thomas Maxwell GrayArchitectD19791980Conservation


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Edinburgh Corporation 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Allen, Nic (ed.) Scottish Architects in Conservation  p44
Item 2 of 3Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp270
Item 3 of 3Johnson, Jim and Rosenburg, Lou2010Renewing Old Edinburgh: the Enduring Legacy of Patrick Geddes Glendaruel: Argyll Publishingpp107-108

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers John Galt Mitchell: L v1 no91 (microfilm reel 29)