Basic Site Details

Name: Bell's Brae House
Town, district or village: Dean Village
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
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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 217, Bell's Brae  
Item 2 of 2Hawthornbank Lane  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 119461948Alterations and additionsRestoration and alterations


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 3(Sir) Basil Urwin SpenceArchitectA19461948Restoration and alterations
Item 2 of 3Basil Spence & PartnersArchitectural practiceA19461948Restoration and alterations
Item 3 of 3William Alexander Bruce RobertsonArchitectA19461948Restoration and alterations


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Zyw, Alexander 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Edwards, Brian1995Basil Spence 1907-1976  p41
Item 2 of 2Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp395

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, RCAHMSSpence Glover & Ferguson CollectionSGF 1940/5/1/1-16Photos dating from 1946.
Item 2 of 2NMRSBasil Spence ArchiveDPO28493Page of practice protfolio