Basic Site Details

Name: Muirhouse Development Phase II
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Martello Court  

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 119631964Build/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 6(Sir) William Hardie Kininmonth ArchitectA19621964 
Item 2 of 6Ian Charles GordonArchitectA19621964Project architect
Item 3 of 6Rowand Anderson Kininmonth & PaulArchitectural practiceA19621964 
Item 4 of 6Thomas Hynd DuncanArchitectA19621964 
Item 5 of 6William Gray LeslieArchitectA19621964 
Item 6 of 6W Arnott McLeod (Contractor) B19621964A. R. ('Sandy') McLeod, was allocated a small gap-site on the Muirhouse II development, which had previously been earmarked for a small Wimpey point block. (Glendinning, Muthesius, p215)


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Glendinning, M, MacInnes, R and MacKechnie, A1996A History of Scottish Architecture  p552
Item 2 of 3Glendinning, Miles1997Rebuilding Scotland: The Postwar Vision, 1945-75  Tuckwell Press Ltdpp74, 151
Item 3 of 3Glendinning, Miles and Muthesius, Stefan1994Tower Block: Modern Public Housing in England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland Yale University Press: New Haven and Londonp43, p215, p216, p321, p326
p380 Gazetteer 2
p238 Photograph

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Architect and Building News22 September 1965  p535