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University of Edinburgh central area development, 1979

Identifier: PJM/PJMA/EUD/B/1.8.2

Scope and Contents

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. 1.01 - buildings listed in the statutory list of buildings of special architectural or historical interest
  2. 1.02 (E7/1) - clearance areas up to 1973
  3. 1.03 - (E7/2) - structural condition
  4. 1.04 - (E7/3) - land-use
  5. buildings of architectural and historical interest
  6. 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:

  1. 2.01 (E7/6) - building dates
  2. 2.03 (E7/7) - ownership / occupants
  3. 2.04 (E7/8) - rateable value in £s
  4. 2.06 & 2.07 (E7/10) - Traffic


  • Creation: 1979


Language of Materials

This material is in English

Physical Description

12 plans

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the undefined: 3 metres

Physical Description

12 plans

Archivist's Note


Sarah Higgins 02 July 2003

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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