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Basic Site Details

Name: Block of buildings 34 High Street
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
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Status:  
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Lord Selkirk's House  
Item 2 of 2Museum of Childhood  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 334, High Street  
Item 2 of 3Hyndford Close  
Item 3 of 3South Gray's Close  

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21956 Alteration/conversionInterior recast
Item 2 of 21986 ReconstructionRedevelopment for Castlerock Housing Association

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 9Alexander SteeleArchitectA1956 As City Architect - recast interior
Item 2 of 9Edinburgh City Architect's Department (Edinburgh Corporation)Architectural practiceA1956 Interior recast
Item 3 of 9(Sir) Harry Anthony Wheeler (or simply Sir Anthony Wheeler)ArchitectB1986 Redevelopment for Castlerock Housing Association
Item 4 of 9Alan James Clark B1986 Redevelopment for Castlerock Housing Association
Item 5 of 9Andrew Glen WeirArchitectb1986 Redevelopment for Castlerock Housing Association
Item 6 of 9Donald McInnesArchitectB1986 Redevelopment for Castlerock Housing Association
Item 7 of 9Frank SprosonArchitectB1986 Redevelopment for Castlerock Housing Association
Item 8 of 9Wheeler & SprosonArchitectural practiceB1986 Redevelopment for Castlerock Housing Association
Item 9 of 9William Hughes McLeodArchitectB1986 Redevelopment for Castlerock Housing Association

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Castlerock Housing Association 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp209

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1NMRSWheeler & Sproson Collection WHS 23/1; 57/16/1-2; 57/17 (photos)

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