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- Category: B
- Date Added: 11/10/1973
- Local Authority: Edinburgh
- Planning Authority: Edinburgh
- Burgh: Edinburgh
National Grid Reference
- NGR: NT 24497 74833
- Coordinates: 324497, 674833
Laid out 1861 by Edinburgh Co-operative Building Company Association. 2-storey and attic row of housing with stairs to upper flat on one side. Rockfaced gable-end to Glenogle Road with Masonic sumbols to window lintels. Some later dormer alterations. Small garden areas with obelisks to Glenogle Road entrances.
Statement of Special Interest
The Stockbridge Colonies lie in a semi-rural setting and forms the best of one of several schemes for workers housing built by co-operative housing associations and private speculators in the 1850s and 1860s. The foundation stone of the first row was laid on 23rd October 1861. By 1865 Reid Terrace, Rintoul, Hugh Miller and Colville Places had been built; the rest of the colonies followed and are shown as complete on the 1876 Ordnance Survey Map. The architects are not given. The Builder (July 5, 1862) refers to houses by J Dick Peddie and W L Moffat for the Edinburgh Association, but this may refer to the Edinburgh Association for Dwellings for the Industrial Classes. Although of a different design to the rest of the colonies, 1-8 Bridge Place is included as it is contemporary with the rest of the colonies and is integral to the streetscape.
The colonies comprise: 1-8 Bridge Place, 1-40 Reid Terrace , 1-33 Hugh Miller Place, 1-32 Rintoul Place, 1-30 Colville Place, 1-30 Collins Place, 1-30 Balmoral Place, 1-30 Dunrobin Place, 1-30 Teviotdale Place, 1-30 Avondale Place, 1-30 Kemp Place, 1-32 Bell Place, 1-8 Glenogle Place, 1-8 Glenogle House, 1-8 Glenogle Terrace.
1st Edition Ordnance Survey Map (176-1877). The Builder November 2nd 1861. J Begg, Happy Homes For Working Men (1866). R Pipes, The Colonies of Stockbridge (1984). R Pipes, 'Edinburghs Colonies', Vernacular Buildings 24 (2000) pp5-12.
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