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Edinburgh, Craigmillar Castle Gardens

Point Block(S) (20th Century)

Site Name Edinburgh, Craigmillar Castle Gardens

Classification Point Block(S) (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Edinburgh, Craigmillar Temporary Housing Area (Tha)

Canmore ID 291313

Site Number NT27SE 5967

NGR NT 28497 71485

NGR Description Centred on NT 28472 71481

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 (1966)

A development of two fifteen-storey tower blocks built as public housing by Edinburgh Borough Council. The blocks were constructed using the Bison industrialised building system. They contain 114 dwellings in total. Construction was approved by committee in 1966. The contractor for the development was Concrete Scotland Ltd.

Glendinning and Methusius 1994

Photographic Record (1985)

Photo taken by Dr Miles Glendinning for research purposes.


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