Basic Site Details

Name: Tenement, 4-18 Jeffrey Street and 3-9 Cranston Street
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Jeffrey Street restoration scheme job was obtained through John Byrom who was a friedn of Roland Wedgewood and who had a flat in the block. There was a scuplture competition for the schulptures at the top of block which is to e side of Jeffrey Street.

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 23-9, Cranston StreetYesRestoration of block in 1984 covered 5 & 5A Cranston Street
Item 2 of 24-18, Jeffrey StreetYesRestoration of block in 1984 covered 4-10 Jeffrey Street


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31891 Build/construction 
Item 2 of 319841986Restoration 
Item 3 of 31987 Won award or awardsEAA Annual Award for St Mary Street area


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 4Henry ('Harry') Ramsay TaylorArchitectA1891  
Item 2 of 4James LesselsArchitectA1891  
Item 3 of 4James Lessels and Harry Ramsay TaylorArchitectural practiceA1891  
Item 4 of 4Robert ('Bob') Iain Stewart AndersonArchitectA19841986Restoration


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Allen, Nic (ed.) Scottish Architects in Conservation  p4

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Courtesy of Bob AndersonInformation to Yvonne Hillyard in interview, June 2011  
Item 2 of 3Edinburgh City ArchivesEdinburgh Dean of Guild 4 February 1891
Item 3 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register29192