Basic Site Details

Name: The Mound
City or county: Edinburgh, Midlothian
Country: Scotland
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Notes: Improvements on the Mound proposed by Mr Trotter of Dreghorn. Archibald Elliot II attended a meeting which approved the proposals and decided that they should be forwarded to the Town Council.


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21836 Alterations and additionsPlans for improvement of Mound.
Item 2 of 21960 Won award or awardsCivic Trust Class I - Design Commended


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 2Alexander TaylorArchitectB1836 Plans drawn up for improvement of the Mound. This may be another architect called Taylor but there are no other suitable cadidates of the correct date at present.
Item 2 of 2Edinburgh Burgh Engineers Office/Edinburgh City Engineer's DepartmentArchitectural practice 1960 designer along with Manager Lighting & Cleaning Dept


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Builder18 August 1961  'Civic Trust Design Awards, 1960 - Results of Competitions in the County Boroughs, The Awards, Scotland' pp304-305
Item 2 of 3Caledonian Mercury14 July 1836   
Item 3 of 3Edinburgh Evening Courant7 May 1829