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Basic Site Details

Name: Chessel's Court Redevelopment
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: A listed
Grid ref:
Notes: North block B Listed. Received Civic Trust Award 1966.

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 4234-240, Canongate  
Item 2 of 41 and 2, Chessel's Court West block
Item 3 of 43, 4, 5, 6 and 6B, Chessel's Court South block
Item 4 of 4Chessel's Court North block

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 319581966Restoration 
Item 2 of 319631964RestorationNorth block
Item 3 of 31966 Won award or awardsCivic Trust Commendation

People

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 5Ian McKerron BeggArchitectA19581966Restoration
Item 2 of 5Robert Philip Andrew HurdArchitectA19581963Restoration
Item 3 of 5Ian McKerron BeggArchitectA19631964North block restoration
Item 4 of 5Robert Hurd & Partners (or R A Hurd & Partners)Architectural practiceB19631964North block restoration
Item 5 of 5Robert Philip Andrew HurdArchitectB19631964North block restoration

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Child Structures

This structure or site has the following component or child structures (click on an item to view details):
 Building NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Chessel's Court (2nd Phase) 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 6Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp213
Item 2 of 6Glendinning, M, MacInnes, R and MacKechnie, A1996A History of Scottish Architecture  p574
Item 3 of 6Glendinning, Miles1997Rebuilding Scotland: The Postwar Vision, 1945-75  Tuckwell Press Ltdp7 Tolbooth Area Redevelopment; Morocco Land; Chessel's Court
p8 Image of Chessel's Court when newly completed in 1966
p160-1 Chessel's Court
Item 4 of 6McKean, Charles1992Edinburgh: an illustrated architectural guide  p29
Item 5 of 6RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   
Item 6 of 6Wedgwood, Alexandra1984Rebuilding the Houses of Parliament: drawings from the Kennedy Albums House of Lords Record Officep8 Image when newly completed in 1966

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register51171, 51173 and 28454 

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