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Edinburgh, 238, 240, 242, 244 Canongate

Tenement (18th Century)

Site Name Edinburgh, 238, 240, 242, 244 Canongate

Classification Tenement (18th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Chessel's Court, Front Block

Canmore ID 52367

Site Number NT27SE 338

NGR NT 26228 73704

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

Archaeology Notes

NT27SE 338 26225 73699

Rebuilt by Robert Hurd and Partners, 1958-66, repeating the front, originally built 1769. Four storeys and an attic high.

RCAHMS 1951; J Gifford, C McWilliam and D Walker 1984.

Architecture Notes


Edinburgh, 236-244 Canongate which was a Category B Listed building was demolished in 1963 and has now been reconstructed. Information from NMRS Demolitions catalogue.


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