Basic Site Details

Name: Housing, Carnegie Street
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Tenements demolished for new housing in 1959. In 1825 James Hope, builder in Edinburgh, feued a piece of ground at the foot of Carnegie Street. On this ground he built a double tenement of houses. (RCAHMS, 2011)

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Carnegie Street  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 1Late 1970s(?) Build/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 7Alwyn Brunow WatersArchitectALate 1970s May not be involved?
Item 2 of 7Geoffrey TaylorArchitectALate 1970s May not be involved?
Item 3 of 7Ian Henry Dodd ALate 1970s  
Item 4 of 7Robert Arthur WatersArchitectALate 1970s May not be involved?
Item 5 of 7Robert Kerr MarshallArchitectALate 1970s  
Item 6 of 7Ronald Jeffrey Clark JamiesonArchitectALate 1970s  
Item 7 of 7Waters Jamieson PartnershipArchitectural practiceALate 1970s  


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Glendinning, Miles and Muthesius, Stefan1994Tower Block: Modern Public Housing in England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland Yale University Press: New Haven and Londonp237
Item 2 of 2RIBA1981Directory of Practices 1981