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Basic Site Details

Name: House of Nisbet of Dirleton, Canongate
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: B listed
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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 182 & 84, Canongate  

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 224 October 1952 * Alteration/conversionDean of Guild Court approves plans for alterations costing 4,500, restoring fabric of shop and so providing three new houses and a new shop - frontage to remain unaltered (per Builder, 24 Oct 1952, p596)
Item 2 of 21954 RestorationRebuilding

* earliest date known from documented sources.


People

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 4Alexander Garden ForgieArchitect 24 October 1952 * Prepared plans for alterations
Item 2 of 4Ian McKerron BeggArchitectA1954 Rebuilding
Item 3 of 4Robert Hurd & Partners (or R A Hurd & Partners)Architectural practiceA1954 Rebuilding
Item 4 of 4Robert Philip Andrew HurdArchitectA1954 Rebuilding

* earliest date known from documented sources.


References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp217
Item 2 of 2McKean, Charles1992Edinburgh: an illustrated architectural guide  p37

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder24 October 1952  p596

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register28441 

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