Basic Site Details

Name: Calton Hill, area to north, inc. Blenheim Pl, Brunswick St, Brunton Pl, Carlton Ter, Elm Row
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Also Hillside Crescent, Leopold Place, Montgomery Street, Regent Terrace, Royal Terrace and Windsor Street

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Calton Hill town planning scheme  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 6Blenheim Place  
Item 2 of 6Brunswick Street  
Item 3 of 6Brunton Place  
Item 4 of 6Carlton Terrace  
Item 5 of 6Elm Row  
Item 6 of 6Hillside Crescent  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31813 Plans drawn up 
Item 2 of 31818 Plans drawn up 
Item 3 of 31819  Printed pamphlet produced.


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 4Robert Brown B1813 Submitted design
Item 2 of 4Alexander Nasmyth C1813 Was a prize winner in the competition
Item 3 of 4William Reid D1813 Submitted scheme - was one of the prize-winners
Item 4 of 4William Henry Playfair A1818 Appointed architect for the development of the area to north of Calton Hill. In 1819 he produced a printed 'Report to the Lord Provost, Magistrates and Council fo the City of Edinburgh on a Plan for laying out the New Town between Edinburgh and Leith.'


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Youngson, A J1966The Making of Classical Edinburgh Edinburgh University Presspp149, 152-6, 307

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Edinburgh University LibraryPlans2, 3, 4, 6, 12, 21, 27, 31, 3748 and 51