Basic Site Details

Name: 1-17 Tron Square
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Three 4-storey blocks of 'workmen's dwellings'

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 11-17, Tron Square  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 211 May 1899  Plans dated
Item 2 of 2c. 1900 Construction 


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 2Edinburgh Burgh Engineers Office/Edinburgh City Engineer's DepartmentArchitectural practiceAc. 1900  
Item 2 of 2John H CooperArchitectAc. 1900  


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Johnson, Jim and Rosenburg, Lou2010Renewing Old Edinburgh: the Enduring Legacy of Patrick Geddes Glendaruel: Argyll Publishingpp105-106
Item 2 of 3Rosenburg, L and Johnson, J2005Conservative surgery in Old Edinburgh 1880-1940 Edinburgh: the Making of a Capital City, ed. B Edwards and P Jenkins, pp131-150 
Item 3 of 3Tarn, R N Working class housing in 19th century Britain  Chapter 7

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Edinburgh City ArchivesEdinburgh Dean of Guild Plans dated 11 May 1899
Item 2 of 3Edinburgh City ArchivesEdinburgh Town Council Minutes Meeting 23 May 1899
Item 3 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register50778