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Edinburgh, Muirhouse View, Martello Court

Balcony Access Block (20th Century), Point Block (20th Century)

Site Name Edinburgh, Muirhouse View, Martello Court

Classification Balcony Access Block (20th Century), Point Block (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Edinburgh, Muirhouse Phase Ii

Canmore ID 151230

Site Number NT27NW 181

NGR NT 21285 76202

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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


Commission And Contract (1962)

A 23-storey point block with balcony access built as public housing by Edinburgh Borough Council. The block, consisting of 88 dwellings, constituted part of Phase II of a development scheme at Muirhouse. Construction was approved by committee in 1962. The contractor for the development was William Arnott McLeod & Co. Ltd.

Glendinning and Methusius 1994

Photographic Record (November 1982)

Photos taken by Dr Miles Glendinning for research purposes.

Photographic Record (September 1983)

Photo taken by Dr Miles Glendinning for research purposes.


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