Basic Site Details

Name: Claremont Court housing
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: C listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Including Lockup Garages

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 21-69, Claremont Court  
Item 2 of 2East Claremont Street  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 119591962Build/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 5(Sir) Basil Urwin SpenceArchitectA19571960 
Item 2 of 5Basil Spence & PartnersArchitectural practiceA19591962Basil Spence and Partners (Peter Ferguson, partner in charge; Richard
Cassidy, job architect; T Harley Haddow, engineers),
Item 3 of 5Peter Scott FergusonArchitectA19591962Partner in charge
Item 4 of 5Richard Ross Forbes CassidyArchitectA19591962Job architect
Item 5 of 5T Harley Haddow & PartnersArchitectural practice, EngineerB19591962 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Long, Philip and Thomas, Jane (eds)2007Basil Spence, architect  Chapter (by Miles Glendinning) entitled 'From Genius Loci to the Gorbals: Spence as Architect of Mass Housing' pp87-95.

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4City of Edinburgh ArchivesHousing Committee Minutes 1951-1963
Item 2 of 4Edinburgh City ArchivesEdinburgh Dean of Guild 18/9/59, 30/12/60.
Item 3 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register51772 
Item 4 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSSpence Glover & Ferguson Collection