Basic Site Details

Name: Warriston Crescent
City or county: Edinburgh
Status: A listed
Grid ref:
Notes: 1-4 (Inclusive Nos) A Listed
5-33 (Inclusive Nos) A Listed
51 and 53 B Listed

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41807 ProposedFeued as part of Alexander Henderson of Warriston's estate, laid out for building by James Gillespie Graham in 1807
Item 2 of 418091830Build/constructionNos 51-53 Warriston Crescent
Item 3 of 418171830Build/constructionNos 5-33 Warriston Crescent
Item 4 of 4Late 1960 ProposedLate 1960s six-lane highway proposal which would have obliterated the crescent. The ring road would have also destroyed or impinged on many other important buildings and would have felled thousands of mature trees


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 5James Gillespie Graham A1807  
Item 2 of 5James Gillespie Graham A18091830Nos 51-53 Warriston Crescent
Item 3 of 5James Gillespie Graham A18171830Nos 5-33 Warriston Crescent
Item 4 of 5Francis ('Frank') R Dinnis BLate 1960 City Engineer who proposed ring road
Item 5 of 5Thomas Tunstall Hewitson BLate 1960 Proposed ring road


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books LtdAppears on Kirkwood's 1817 plan with a central section (approximately Nos 8-19) complete. p581.

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Sunday Times, Scotland1 August 2004  p10.2 ECOSSE
Glasgow's Doomsday Scenario: Edinburgh's ring road proposals from the late 1960s are discussed