Basic Site Details

Name: The Limes
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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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 1The Limes/35-39, Blackford RoadYesFormerly 17 Blackford Road


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21896  Design exhibited. Also exhibited 1901
Item 2 of 21899  Built


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 6George Washington Browne A18961901Design exhibited
Item 2 of 6John More Dick Peddie A18961901Design exhibited
Item 3 of 6Peddie & Washington Browne A18961901Design exhibited
Item 4 of 6Leadbetter, Fairley & Reid B1946 Additions
Item 5 of 6Morton John Heddell Cowie B1946 Additions
Item 6 of 6Robert Stirling Reid B1946 Additions


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Browne, George Washingtonfor himself


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Academy Architecture1899 part 1 p118
Item 2 of 4Academy Architecture1901 part 1 p81
Item 3 of 4RSA1896   655 - shows original proposal
Item 4 of 4RSA1901   631

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Edinburgh City ArchivesEdinburgh Dean of Guild 12 May 1898, 2 August 1946, 26 June 1970
Item 2 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register30497 
Item 3 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSCowie and Seaton Collection CSE 1940/57/1-3
Item 4 of 4Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of ScotlandCanmore141076