Basic Site Details

Name: Housing Scheme, Maidencraig Court and Queensferry Road
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Flats at Blackhall for Edinburgh Corporation  

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Housing  
Item 2 of 2Flat  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Maidencraig Court  
Item 2 of 2Queensferry Road  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 1February 1951 Plans prepared, construction not yet begunNew housing scheme on the multi-storey principle to be carried out


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 2Alexander Garden ForgieArchitectA  Local Authority
Item 2 of 2Leslie Grahame Thomson (or Leslie Grahame-Thomson; later Leslie Grahame MacDougall)Architect 1951 For multi-storey scheme


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Glendinning, Miles and Muthesius, Stefan1994Tower Block: Modern Public Housing in England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland Yale University Press: New Haven and Londonp380 Gazetteer 2

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Builder2 February 1951  p186
Item 2 of 4Builder20 June 1952  p932-4
Item 3 of 4Concrete and Constructional EngineeringJanuary 1954  58-9
Item 4 of 4Municipal Journal16 March 1951  p607