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Edinburgh, 44 George Street

Shop (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Edinburgh, 44 George Street

Classification Shop (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Leishman & Hughes; John Trotter & Co, Opticians; Trotters

Canmore ID 113210

Site Number NT27SE 744

NGR NT 25287 73999

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Edinburgh, City Of
  • Parish Edinburgh (Edinburgh, City Of)
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District City Of Edinburgh
  • Former County Midlothian

Architecture Notes


PLANS: Dick Peddie & McKay, Edinburgh;

additions; Dick Peddie & McKay 1964

New facade and interior of Trotters optician shop by Simpson & Brown (1985). Features spectacle-like [Ionic] capitals.

Preparatory work included a measured survey of buildings in Ostia.

Glendinning, MacInnes & MacKechnie 1996

Partner in charge for conversion: A Stewart Brown. Job architect: Mahdad Saniee. New shopfront of Douglas fir, except

for columns and capitals (hardwood). New internal fittings of plywood. Four interior columns of plaster.

Prospect 1985


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