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Demolition

 Subject
Subject Source: Pjm

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Song beginning 'Nam bi sa am Beal an sgail' and accompanying story, 18 January 1871

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/140
Scope and Contents Song probably collected from Ruari Saor [Roderick MacDonald] beginning 'Nam bi sa am Beal[ach] an sgail, Far na thuit an damh donn' and accompanying story stating that the song was sung by bean Ghilleaspa dhui nian mhic ic Ailein [bean Ghilleasbuig Dhuibh, nighean Mhic 'ic Ailein]. It was said that Gilleasbuig Dubh had no family but killed one brother in Paible [Paibeil, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist] and then went to see his other brother Mac Onail in Duntuilm [Dùn Thuilm/Duntulm, An t-Eilean...
Dates: 18 January 1871

Story about the demolition of a building in Cairinis, 20 January 1871

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/156
Scope and Contents Story which reads 'The people of Carnish [Cairinis, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist] pulled down the build[in]g with a rop so as to build dykes & for fear of injur[in]g cattle.'
Dates: 20 January 1871

Story and notes on MacLachlan of Fiart, September 1870

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/66
Scope and Contents Story and notes on MacLachlan of Fiart, Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire. The story tells how he lived at Achadhun [Achadun] describing how he took down the foundation stones there, at Creag nan Eun and at tai biorlin Mhic Lachlain [taigh bìrlinn or galley-house]. It describes how Sraid MhicLachlain [Sràid MhicLachlain], was a 'street' of trees which touched at the tops and was fifty yards long. The MacLachlan family held Fiart for 'trì linnean' before selling it to MacAonais...
Dates: September 1870

University of Edinburgh Comprehensive Development Area (1962), 1950-1964

 Sub-Series
Identifier: PJM/PJMA/EUD/B/1
Scope and Contents University of Edinburgh Comprehensive Development Area (1962) consists of: background information, (1950-1962) preparation documents, (1961) preparation photographs, (c1961) drafts and final booklet published, (1962-1963) architectural model, (1962) photographs of architectural models, (1961-1962) lectures and...
Dates: 1950-1964

University of Edinburgh Comprehensive Development Area (1962): demolition maps and plans, c1960

 File
Identifier: PJM/PJMA/EUD/B/1.9
Scope and Contents Plans relating to the demolition of housing in Edinburgh within the University of Edinburgh Comprehensive Development Area and nearby streets. The plans consist of a detailed Project Plan by the Corporation of the City of Edinburgh's City Engineers Department for the East Adam Street area. This is accompanied by a detailed 1:500 scale plan (35cm x 40cm) of the area, hand-coloured to cross reference demolition areas to the project plan. There are also 4 copy 1:1250 Ordnance Survey transparencies...
Dates: c1960