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Edinburgh, Leven Street, Valleyfield House

House (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Edinburgh, Leven Street, Valleyfield House

Classification House (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Glengyle Terrace; Vallyfield

Canmore ID 128471

Site Number NT27SW 1010

NGR NT 24937 72641

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

NT27SW 1010

'At the north-west corner of Bruntsfield Links there stood, until the erection of Glengyle Terrace, Valleyfield House, an ancient edifice, massively built, and having a half-timber front towards the Toll-cross, which was long there.'

Extract from Grant's 'Old and New Edinburgh' (see Bibliography)

REFERENCE:

EDINBURGH PUBLIC LIBRARY

MSS No.293 - James Grant's Sketch Book (about 1850)

NATIONAL LIBRARY MAP ROOM

Valleyfield is depicted and labelled on two plans:

'An Ancient Plan of the City of Edinburgh and its Environs', engraved by R Kirkwood, 1817

(NMRS photographic copy: EDD/1/147)

'Plan of the Lands south of the Royal Mile', surveyed and drawn by John Scott, 1759

(NMRS photographic copy: EDD/1/138/2 (part))

For the current tenement building that sits on the site of Valleyfield House see NT27SW 4552

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