Basic Site Details

Name: Social housing for the Burgh of Leven, Aitken Place
Town, district or village: Leven
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Aitken Court  
Item 2 of 2William Laing Crescent  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 4Aitken Court  
Item 2 of 4Aitken Place  
Item 3 of 4Aitken Street  
Item 4 of 4William Laing Crescent  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 319601963Plans datedPhase 1 plans dated.
Item 2 of 319641968Plans datedPhase 2 plans dated.
Item 3 of 323 September 1966 Scheme acceptedPlanning permission granted by County Council for 28 houses.


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 2Adam Elliot WatsonArchitectA19601968Two phases of work.
Item 2 of 2Haxton & WatsonArchitectural practiceA19601968Two phases of work.


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building23 September 1966  p166

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSHaxton & Watson Collection HW 1960/1/1-29
Item 2 of 2Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of ScotlandCanmore221260