Basic Site Details

Name: East Pilton housing estate, phase 2
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
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Notes: Begun in 1934, East Pilton Phase 2 was a 17 acre site comprising 260 houses. Its design was modified at the suggestion of the City Architect, Ebenezer James McRae to give the scheme 'more variety'.

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11934  Phase 2


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 3Ebenezer James MacRaeArchitect   Macrae was the City Architect at the time of East Pilton's establishment.
Item 2 of 3MacTaggart and Mickel LtdBuilder    
Item 3 of 3Stewart KayeArchitect 1932  


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Mactaggart & Mickel 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1RCAHMS1999Homebuilders: Mactaggart & Mickel and the Scottish housebuilding industry RCAHMSp 75-77