Basic Site Details

Name: Main Point House, West Port
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Eating and drinking establishment  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 24, High RiggsYes 
Item 2 of 2West PortYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 3c. 1770  Original building
Item 2 of 31897  Conversion to bar
Item 3 of 31906  Additional storey at canted bay


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 2James Macintyre HenryArchitectA1897 Conversion to bar
Item 2 of 2James Macintyre HenryArchitectB1906 Additional storey at canted bay


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 Ltdp270