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Canonmills

and

Tanfield

Canonmills lies on the northern  edge of Edinburgh's New Town, about 3/4 mile to the north of Princes Street

Tanfield lies to the west of the bridge over the Water of Leith at Canonmills, on both sides of the river.  It was once a very industrial area but  now includes housing and offices.

 

Old Engravings

Engraving from 'Old & New Edinburgh'  -  Canonmills Loch

Canonmills Loch 

Engraving from 'Old & New Edinburgh'  -  Tanfield Hall

Tanfield Hall

 

Photographs

Flour Delivery to Taylor's Bakery, Canonmills

Date?

Taylor's Bakery

 Howard Place  -  Looking to the North fromCanonmills towards Goldenacre

Early 1900s

Howard Place
Looking north towards Goldenacre

Howard Place  -  Looking to the North from Canonmills towards Goldenacre

2011

Howard Place
Looking north towards Goldenacre

Tanfield

1937

   Aerial View of Morrison & Gibb Factory, Tanfield - 1937 

Aerial View

Card with Aerial View of Morrison & Gibb Factory, Tanfield - 1937 

Morrison & Gibb Card

with aerial view

Tanfield

1986 -93

View over the Water of Leith to Tanfield

1987

View over the Water of Leith

Tanfield, Canonmills

   Tanfield Hall  -  Morrospm & Gibb's Paper and Printed Sheet Store

1986

Morrison & Gibb's

Paper and Printed Sheet Store

(known as 'Tanfield Hall')

View up the Water of Leith from the bridge at Canonmills

1987

View up the Water of Leith

from the bridge at Canonmills

Old Building at Tanfield  What building is this?

1986

Morrison & Gibb's Foundry THEN Ink Store

Tanfield, Canonmills

View over the Water of Leith to Tanfield from Bradon Terrace

1987

View over Water of Leith

Tanfield, Canonmills

   Looking down from Brandon Terrace Croall & Croall Fiat Garage at Glenogle Road, Canonmills

1987

Croal & Croal Garage

Glenogle Road, Canonmills

   Buildings at Tanfield including Tanfield Hall, Morrospm & Gibb's Paper and Printed Sheet Store

1987

Morrison & Gibb's

Paper and Printed Sheet Store

(known as 'Tanfield Hall')

   Gray's buildings at the end of Glenogle Road, Canonmills

1987

Gray's Buildings

Glenogle Road, Canonmills

   Morrison & Gibb's Building, Tanfield

1987

Morrison & Gibb

Tanfield, Canonmills

   Demolition of the Morrison & Gibb building, Tanfield

1987

Morrison & Gibb - Demolition

Tanfield, Canonmills

Morrison & Gibb, Printers & Bookbinders at Howard Place, Canonmills  -  1986

1986

Morrison & Gibb + Fire Engines

Tanfield, Canonmills

   The building that was to become Standard Life's Admin Office -  Tanfield House at Canonmills

1987

The back of Tanfield House

before restoration

Standard Life's Admin Office -  Tanfield House, Canonmills, after resotration

1993

The front of Tanfield House

after restoration

    Tanfield House - Administraive Offices of The Standard Life Assurance Company

1993

One of three domes

at Tanfield House

   Edinburgh at Work  -   Window cleaners clean one of the domes on the roof of The Standard Life Assurance Company's new administrative office at Tanfield, Edinburgh

1993

Window Cleaners

at Tanfield House

   Tanfield House  -  Administration Offices for Standard Life, seen from the rooftop of Tanfield House, 1993

1993

View over Water of Leith

Tanfield House + Statue

Tanfield House  -  Administration Offices for Standard Life  -  Rooftop Garden, 1993

1993

Rooftop Garden

Tanfield House

   Tanfield House  -  View from the roof to Data Centre for Standard Life, 1993

1993

Looking SW from the roof of Tanfield House

Standard Life Data Centre, Glenogle Road

Tanfield House  -  Administration Offices for Standard Life  -  View from Royal Botanic Garden, 1989

1989

Looking NE from Royal Botanic Garden

Tanfield House, Calton Hill and Arthur's Seat

   Tanfield House  -  Administration Offices for Standard Life  -  under construction, 1989

1987

Reconstructing the eastern end of the building

Tanfield House

Tanfield House  -  Administration Offices for Standard Life  -  under construction, 1989

1989

Constructing Standard Life Admin Offices

Tanfield House

 

Photographs   -  1991 to 1996

Clark Stonemasons

Clark Stonemasons  -  Canonmills, Edinburgh  -  1991     Clark Stonemasons  -  Canonmills, Edinburgh  -  carving stone

 Clark Stonemasons  -  Canonmills, Edinburgh  -  carving stone     Clark Stonemasons  -  Canonmills, Edinburgh  -  at the lathe      Clark Stonemasons  -  Canonmills, Edinburgh  -  carving stone

Clark Stonemasons  -  Canonmills, Edinburgh  -  at the lathe     Clark Stonemasons  -  Canonmills, Edinburgh  -  at the lathe      Clark Stonemasons  -  Canonmills, Edinburgh  -  carving stone

Christmas Tree Warehouse

Christmas Tree Warehouse at Canonmills  -  December 1995     Christmas Tree Warehouse at Canonmills  -  December 1995

Christmas Tree Warehouse at Canonmills  -  December 1995     Christmas Tree Warehouse at Canonmills  -  December 1995     Christmas Tree Warehouse at Canonmills  -  December 1995

Christmas Tree Warehouse in the yard that was formerly the site of the Clark Stonemasons building, demolished earlier in the year  -  Christmas 1996     Christmas Tree Warehouse in the yard that was formerly the site of the Clark Stonemasons building, demolished earlier in the year  -  Christmas 1996     Christmas Tree Warehouse in the yard that was formerly the site of the Clark Stonemasons building, demolished earlier in the year  -  Christmas 1996

Demolition

 

Demolition of the building previously used by Clark Stonemasons then as a Christmas Tree Warehouse  -  March 1996      Demolition of the building previously used by Clark Stonemasons then as a Christmas Tree Warehouse  -  June 1996     Christmas Tree Warehouse at Canonmills  -  March 1996, with the signs still on display from December 1995  -  Entrance still standing but building behind demolished

Christmas Tree Warehouse at Canonmills  -  March 1996, with the signs still on display from December 1995  -  Entrance still standing but building behind demolished     Christmas Tree Warehouse at Canonmills  -  March 1996, with the signs still on display from December 1995

 

Photographs   -  2004 to 2009

Canonmills Court Apartments  -  Photographed 2004

Canon Court Apartments

Canonmills Court Apartments  -  Photographed 2006

Canon Court Apartments

 Taylor's Bakery, Canonmills  -  Photographed March 2006, recently closed

Taylor's Bakery

Cafe and shops at the Canonmills Bridge over the Water of Leith  -  Photograph taken 2006

Canonmills Bridge

Baptist Church, Canonmills  -  Opposite the Esso Petrol Station

Canonmills Baptist Church

Notice on the wall of Baptist Church, Canonmills  -  Opposite the Esso Petrol Station

Notice on Canonmills

Baptist Church

Canonmills Clock, and Looking to the NW along Inverleith Row from the junction with Brandon Terrace  -  Christmas Eve, 2009

Canonmills Clock and Inverleith Row

 

Photographs   -   2011 to 2012

Old Mill on the corner of Eyer Place and Canon Street, Canonmills  -  1911  

Old mill, restored

Eyre Place  -  Looking towards the site of the old Canonmills House, now demolished

Site of Canonmills House
(demolished)

Canonmills Baptist Church  -  2011 

Looking west to
Canonmills Baptist Church

Bicentenary Notice on Canonmills Baptist Church wall  -  1810 to 2010

Notice on the wall of
Canonmills Baptist Church

Esso Service Station, Canonmills  What a lot of blue!

Esso Service Station, Canonmills

 

Police Box

Howard Place, beside the bridge over the Water of Leith

Police Box at Howard Place, beside the Water of Leith, on the corner of Brandon Terrace and Inverleith Row - Photographed October, 2010

Oct 2010

Police Box at Howard Place, beside the Water of Leith, on the corner of Brandon Terrace and Inverleith Row - Photographed October, 2010

Oct 2010

Police Box at Howard Place, beside the Water of Leith, on the corner of Brandon Terrace and Inverleith Row - Photographed October, 2010

Oct 2010

Police Box at Howard Place, beside the Water of Leith, on the corner of Brandon Terrace and Inverleith Row - Photographed October, 2010

Oct 2010

 

Maps and Aerial Photograph of Canonmills

Edinburgh  -  1844  -  Map produced for the Society for the Dissemination of Useful Knowledge  -  Section B

1844

Edinburgh Map  -  1925  -  Section B

1925

Aerial Photograph  -  2001  -  Section B

2001

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