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Basic Site Details

Name: Fourteen (14) houses and a hall, 70-80 Canongate
City or county: Edinburgh, Midlothian
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 170-80, Canongate  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 39 December 1960 Scheme acceptedCorporation granted warrant for 45,000 scheme by Dean of Guild Court per Builder p1098
Item 2 of 320 January 1961 Build/constructionfour(?) houses and hall per Builder p158
Item 3 of 319621964Build/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 4Edinburgh City Architect's Department (Edinburgh Corporation)Architectural practice 20 January 1961 accepting applications from all trades per Builder p158
Item 2 of 4Ian G Lindsay & PartnersArchitectural practiceA19621964 
Item 3 of 4Ian Gordon LindsayArchitectA19621964 
Item 4 of 4John Herdman ReidArchitectA19621964Nomination Paper records that Reid was responsible for this job.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp217

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder9 December 1960  p1098
Item 2 of 2Builder20 January 1961  p158

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers John Herdman Reid F no6267 (Combined Box 129)


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