Basic Site Details

Name: Premises, Forsyth's Close
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 1House  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 257, Canongate  
Item 2 of 2Forsyth's Close  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11972 Alteration/conversion'The Housing Committee on 1st February 1972 approved the purchase of the properties at 57 Canongate with a view to their rehabilitation' (Edinburgh Corporation Housing Committee (1972).


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 5Edinburgh City Architect's Department (Edinburgh Corporation)Architectural practiceA1972  
Item 2 of 5Hamish Haldane Haswell-SmithArchitectA1973 Rehabilitation
Item 3 of 5Haswell-Smith & PartnersArchitectural practiceA1973 Rehabilitation
Item 4 of 5Ian C McPhersonArchitectA1973 Rehabilitation
Item 5 of 5John Alexander Smith A1973 Rehabilitation

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Parent Structure and Site

This structure is related to the following parent structure or site (click the item to view details):
 Building nameNotes
Item 1 of 1Whitefoord House 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Edinburgh Corporation Housing Committee1972Annual Visit to Housing Developments Pillans and Wilson Ltd, Edinburgh 

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Courtesy of Hamish Haswell-SmithInformation sent via 'Contact Us' on website Sent October 2010