University of Edinburgh central area development

Scope and Content

Set of 12 themed plans, of the University of Edinburgh central area development.

8 are coloured manuscript, overlaid on the same 1:2500 scale Ordnance Survey plans and titled "University of Edinburgh central area development". One is a base plan. Several have large numbers stencilled on the lower left hand corner and are sub-titled as follows:

  • 1.01 - buildings listed in the statutory list of buildings of special architectural or historical interest
  • 1.02 (E7/1) - clearance areas up to 1973
  • 1.03 - (E7/2) - structural condition
  • 1.04 - (E7/3) - land-use
  • buildings of architectural and historical interest
  • Edinburgh Corporation ownership

The remaining 4 are manuscript overlaid on the same 1:500 Ordnance Survey plan with the title "EUCDA Conservation Areas" centered on the St Leonards area of the University of Edinburgh Comprehensive Development Area. These are sub-titled as follows:

  • 2.01 (E7/6) - building dates
  • 2.03 (E7/7) - ownership / occupants
  • 2.04 (E7/8) - rateable value in £s
  • 2.06 & 2.07 (E7/10) - Traffic

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