Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
Planning Authority
NT 25132 74850
325132, 674850


Robert Brown 1822. Fragment of large incomplete scheme.

Corner block (1 Brandon Street and 1-3a Eyre Place) 3-storey

and basement, details on Eyre Place partly defaced; 5-7a

Eyre Place and 2-9a Brandon Street, 2-storey attics and

basement; 10-16 Brandon Street 4-storey and basement,

symmetrical curved frontage. Ground floor rusticated


Statement of Special Interest

James Eyre's estate. Development on the grounds of Canonmills

House which stood in the middle of Eyre Crescent. See also

Huntly Street for another fragment. The remainder of Eyre

Place, Eyre Crescent, Brandon Terrace and Cannon Street

were eventually completed to the original layout but with

mid-Victorian elevations.




About Listed Buildings

Listing is the way that a building or structure of special architectural or historic interest is recognised by law through the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997.

We list buildings of special architectural or historic interest using the criteria published in the Historic Environment Scotland Policy Statement.

The statutory listing address is the legal part of the listing. The information in the listed building record gives an indication of the special architectural or historic interest of the listed building(s). It is not a definitive historical account or a complete description of the building(s). The format of the listed building record has changed over time. Earlier records may be brief and some information will not have been recorded.

Listing covers both the exterior and the interior. Listing can cover structures not mentioned which are part of the curtilage of the building, such as boundary walls, gates, gatepiers, ancillary buildings etc. The planning authority is responsible for advising on what is covered by the listing including the curtilage of a listed building. For information about curtilage see Since 1 October 2015 we have been able to exclude items from a listing. If part of a building is not listed, it will say that it is excluded in the statutory address and in the statement of special interest in the listed building record. The statement will use the word 'excluding' and quote the relevant section of the Historic Environment Scotland Act 2014. Some earlier listed building records may use the word 'excluding', but if the Act is not quoted, the record has not been revised to reflect current legislation.

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