Namara Marketplace

Conservation Area Character Appraisals

Name

Want total control?

Request access to start using the data.

Neighbourhood(S)

Want total control?

Request access to start using the data.

Details

Want total control?

Request access to start using the data.

Approved

Want total control?

Request access to start using the data.

Download

Want total control?

Request access to start using the data.

Barnton conservation area
West
The Barnton Conservation Area Character Appraisal emphasises the predominance of large houses sitting well back from the road in substantial gardens with mature trees and boundaries defined by high hedging, the uncluttered curved intimate street pattern, the integrity and variety of the architecture and the very low density of development.
2001-03-27 00:00:00
http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/downloads/file/1474/barnton_conservation_area_character_appraisal
Corstorphine conservation area
West
The Corstorphine Conservation Area Character Appraisal emphasises the retention of the village character and vernacular architecture, the varied grain of the area, the retention of the informal street layout and footpath network, the consistency in the use of traditional materials, and the prevalence of residential uses.
2001-06-05 00:00:00
http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/downloads/file/1478/corstorphine_conservation_area_character_appraisal
Craiglockhart conservation area
South, South-west
The Craiglockhart Hills Conservation Area Character Appraisal emphasises the outstanding quality of the natural topography and its visual relationship with the city, the high quality buildings set within a mixture of wooded and open slopes, and the use of natural stone and slate as the traditional building materials.
2001-03-27 00:00:00
http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/downloads/file/1472/craiglockhart_hills_conservation_area_character_appraisal
Currie conservation area
South-west
The Currie Conservation Area Character Appraisal emphasises the vernacular form of development, the natural setting of The Water of Leith and the predominant residential use.
2000-09-26 00:00:00
http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/downloads/file/1483/currie_conservation_area_character_appraisal
Gilmerton conservation area
South
The Gilmerton Conservation Area Character Appraisal emphasises the predominance of a limited number of building types within the historic core, the strong representation of buildings in the vernacular tradition displaying domestic scale and attractive proportions, and the predominance of traditional materials (stone, wet dash, Scots slate and pantiles) providing a unifying element within the townscape.
2000-08-01 00:00:00
http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/downloads/file/1505/gilmerton_conservation_area_character_appraisal
Hermiston conservation area
South-west
The Hermiston Conservation Area Character Appraisal emphasises the predominant building form of small-scale, vernacular terraced cottages, the consistency in the use of traditional building materials, the linear street pattern and intimate grouping of the buildings, the uncluttered streets, and the key landscape and amenity feature of the Union Canal.
2000-05-11 00:00:00
http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/downloads/file/1469/hermiston_conservation_area_character_appraisal
Inverleith conservation area
North
The Inverleith Conservation Area is characterised by extensive blocks of public and private open space bounded by areas of Georgian and Victorian villas, with key views southwards towards the city skyline providing a distinctive setting.
2006-08-10 00:00:00
http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/downloads/file/1460/inverleith_conservation_area_character_appraisal
Juniper Green conservation area
South-west
The Juniper Green Conservation Area Character Appraisal emphasises the traditional village character, and the wide and interesting mix of architectural styles and forms.
2001-08-09 00:00:00
http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/downloads/file/1496/juniper_green_conservation_area_character_appraisal
Kirkliston conservation area
West
The Kirkliston Conservation Area Character Appraisal emphasises the predominant building form of small-scale, mainly symmetrical vernacular cottages and houses with simple pitched roofs, providing a unified character; the consistency in the use of traditional materials and the prevalence of residential use.
2000-09-26 00:00:00
http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/downloads/file/1506/kirkliston_conservation_area_character_appraisal
Merchiston and Greenhill conservation area
South
The Merchiston & Greenhill Conservation Area Character Appraisal emphasises the consistent domestic grain, scale and building mass; the high quality stone built architecture of restricted height, generous scale and fine proportions enclosed by stone boundary walls and hedges which define the visual and physical seclusion of the villas; the uniformity resulting from the predominant use of traditional building materials; and the predominance of residential uses within the area.
2003-04-03 00:00:00
http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/downloads/file/1491/merchiston_and_greenhill_conservation_area_character_appraisal
Morton Mains conservation area
South-west
The Morton Mains Conservation Area Character Appraisal emphasises the significance of local topography and landscape to the form and setting of the conservation area, the vernacular and rural nature of the farm buildings contrasting with the classical appearance of Morton House, the extensive views out to the surrounding countryside, mature trees and woodland as a key feature and the use of traditional building materials, predominantly sandstone and Scots slate.
2001-03-27 00:00:00
http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/downloads/file/1480/morton_mains_conservation_area_character_appraisal
Old Town conservation area
Central
The Old Town Conservation Area Character Appraisal emphasises the survival of the original medieval street pattern; the wealth of important landmark buildings; the survival of an outstanding collection of archaeological remains, medieval buildings, and 17th-century town houses; the consistent and harmonious height and mass of buildings; the importance of stone as a construction material for both buildings and the public realm; the vitality and variety of different uses; and the continuing presence of a residential community.
2005-02-10 00:00:00
http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/downloads/file/1489/old_town_conservation_area_character_appraisal
Portobello conservation area
East
The Portobello Conservation Area Character Appraisal emphasises the village/small town character of the area, the importance of the long sea-front promenade, the high quality architecture, and the predominant use of traditional building materials.
2000-05-11 00:00:00
http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/downloads/file/1470/portobello_conservation_area_character_appraisal
Queensferry conservation area
West
The Queensferry Conservation Area Character Appraisal emphasises the importance of the medieval core, the settlement pattern of stone built houses with their lang riggs, and the strong Scots vernacular character of the architecture.
2001-01-30 00:00:00
http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/downloads/file/1507/queensferry_conservation_area_character_appraisal
Shandon conservation area
South-west
The Shandon Conservation Area Character Appraisal emphasises the street layout, which excludes through traffic; the uniform, high density layout; the uncluttered streets; the integrity of architectural design in use of materials; and the predominant residential use.
2002-04-18 00:00:00
http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/downloads/file/1492/shandon_conservation_area_character_appraisal
South Side conservation area
South
The South Side Conservation Area Character Appraisal emphasises the harmonious scale, massing and materials and the significance of key institutional buildings within the area.
2002-08-08 00:00:00
http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/downloads/file/1455/southside_conservation_area_character_appraisal
Swanston conservation area
South-west
The Swanston Conservation Area Character Appraisal emphasises the distinctive vernacular architecture with the only thatched properties remaining within the Edinburgh City boundary, the predominance of traditional materials, the setting of the village within an agricultural landscape, the intimate relationship between the buildings and the landscape, and the spectacular panoramic views out over the village.
2001-06-01 00:00:00
http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/downloads/file/1498/swanston_conservation_area_character_appraisal
Waverley Park conservation area
South
The Conservation Area focuses on the late Victorian housing development of Waverley Park. Designed by David Cousin, Edinburghs first city architect, the houses are distinctively laid out around communal gardens and curved access roads. The layout incorporates an early example of the segregation of pedestrian and vehicular traffic, which is unusual in Scotland and, for its period, unique in Edinburgh. The conservation area includes Newington Cemetery, also laid out by David Cousin.
http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/downloads/file/1482/waverley_park_conservation_area_character_appraisal
West Murrayfield conservation area
West, North
An area of mostly detached Edwardian villas set in large walled gardens
1986-04-10 00:00:00
http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/downloads/file/1457/west_murrayfield_conservation_area_character_appraisal
Balerno conservation area
South-west
The Balerno Conservation Area Character Appraisal emphasises the predominance of vernacular buildings within the conservation area, the consistency in the use of traditional building materials, the substantial green setting giving a rural appearance, and the wide range of uses which result in a self-contained village character.
2000-08-01 00:00:00
http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/downloads/file/1467/balerno_conservation_area_character_appraisal
Blacket conservation area
South
The Blacket Conservation Area Character Appraisal emphasises the mix of substantial villas and terraces, the unified architectural form and materials, the sense of spaciousness derived from the generously proportioned gardens and large mature trees, and the predominance of residential uses.
2003-06-12 00:00:00
http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/downloads/file/1481/blacket_conservation_area_character_appraisal
Coltbridge and Wester Coates conservation area
City centre, North, West
The Conservation Area contains two distinct character zones: the streets of Victorian and Edwardian villas to the west of Donaldsons School and the tenements and stone built terraces of Roseburn further west.
2005-11-03 00:00:00
http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/downloads/file/1501/coltbridge_and_west_coates_conservation_area_character_appraisal
Grange conservation area
South
The Grange Conservation Area Character Appraisal emphasises the high quality stone built architecture of restricted height enclosed by stone boundary walls, the uniformity resulting from the use of local grey sandstone for buildings and boundary walls and Scots slate for roofs, the formal and picturesque detached and semi-detached dwellings of generous scale and fine proportions, the low density grain of the area, and the spacious and uncluttered streetscape.
2008-09-01 00:00:00
http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/downloads/file/1468/grange_conservation_area_character_appraisal
Leith conservation area
North
The Leith Conservation Area Character Appraisal emphasises the areas unique and complex architectural character, the concentration of buildings of significant historic and architectural quality, the unifying effect of traditional materials, the multiplicity of land use activities, and the importance of the Water of Leith and Leith Links for their natural heritage, open space and recreational value.
2002-04-18 00:00:00
http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/downloads/file/1471/leith_conservation_area_character_appraisal
Marchmont, Meadows & Bruntsfield conservation area
South, South-west
The Conservation Area is characterised by tenemental housing, mostly in the Scots Baronial style.
2006-05-18 00:00:00
http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/downloads/file/1479/marchmont_meadows_conservation_area_character_appraisal
Morningside conservation area
South
The Morningside Conservation Area has a predominantly residential area characterised by Victorian and Edwardian villas with pockets of tenemental development at Woodburn Terrace and Comiston Road.
2001-10-04 00:00:00
http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/downloads/file/1454/morningside_conservation_area_character_appraisal
Newhaven conservation area
North
The Newhaven Conservation Area Character Appraisal emphasises the importance of the harbour area, the historic alignment and traditional character of the buildings, the prominent views to Fife across the Firth of Forth, and the use of traditional materials.
2000-05-11 00:00:00
http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/downloads/file/1458/newhaven_conservation_area_character_appraisal
Plewlands conservation area
South, South-west
The Plewlands Conservation Area is characterised by distinctive Victorian/Edwardian terraced housing.
2009-12-03 00:00:00
http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/downloads/file/1464/plewlands_conservation_area_character_appraisal
Victoria Park conservation area
North
1998-04-16 00:00:00
http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/downloads/file/1486/victoria_park_conservation_area_character_appraisal
West End conservation area
Central, South-west
Georgian and Victorian tenements characterise the eastern side of the conservation area while to the west and south are the domestic Georgian buildings of Grove Street and Gardners Crescent, the mid 19th Century artisan housing of Rosebank Cottages and the brick built quadrangle of Rosemount Buildings. Further west more Victorian and Georgian tenements lead to Haymarket, defining an inner city urban scale. The area contains much of the city centres new commercial development including the completed Saltire Court and site of the Conference Centre.
2006-03-09 00:00:00
http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/downloads/file/1459/west_end_conservation_area_character_appraisal
Colinton conservation area
South-west
The Colinton Conservation Area Character Appraisal emphasises the high quality architecture, the predominant use of traditional building materials, the strong sense of place derived from the containment within a rural setting, and the prominent views to the Pentland Hills.
1999-03-11 00:00:00
http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/downloads/file/1475/colinton_conservation_area_character_appraisal
Craigmillar Park conservation area
East
The Craigmillar Park Conservation Area Character Appraisal emphasises the predominance of high quality stone-built Victorian architecture of limited height which provides homogeneity through building lines, heights, massing and the use of traditional materials, and the predominant residential use.
2003-06-12 00:00:00
http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/downloads/file/1504/craigmillar_park_conservation_area_character_appraisal
Cramond conservation area
North
The Cramond Conservation Area Character Appraisal emphasises the enclosed, compact and informal spatial structure, the vernacular style of many of the buildings, the predominance of traditional building materials, and the prevalence of residential uses.
2001-01-30 00:00:00
http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/downloads/file/1456/cramond_conservation_area_character_appraisal
Dalmeny conservation area
West
The Dalmeny Conservation Area Character Appraisal emphasises the rural character of this village conservation area, the landmark buildings, predominant vernacular building forms and materials, and the mainly residential character.
2000-08-01 00:00:00
http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/downloads/file/1502/dalmeny_conservation_area_character_appraisal
Dean conservation area
North, Central, West
The Dean Conservation Area Character Appraisal emphasises the distinctive village character of the streetscape within Dean Village, the heritage of high quality buildings, the limited range of building materials, the predominance of residential uses, and the importance of the Water of Leith.
2003-10-02 00:00:00
http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/downloads/file/1508/dean_conservation_area_character_appraisal
Duddingston conservation area
East, South
The Duddingston Conservation Area Character Appraisal emphasises the substantial green setting which provides a rural appearance, the landscaped setting around Duddingston House, the predominance of traditional building materials and the mainly residential use.
2002-02-07 00:00:00
http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/downloads/file/1484/duddingston_conservation_area_character_appraisal
New Town conservation area
Central, North, West
The New Town Conservation Area represents a planned urban concept of European significance with an overriding character of Georgian formality. Stone built terrace houses and tenements, built to the highest standards, overlook communal private gardens; to the rear are lanes with mews buildings, many of which are now in housing use. The importance of the area lies in the formal plan layout of buildings, streets, mews and gardens and in the quality of the buildings themselves
http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/downloads/file/1503/new_town_conservation_area_character_appraisal
Ratho conservation area
South-west
The Ratho Conservation Area Character Appraisal emphasises the strong representation of vernacular development within the village core, the predominant building form of small-scale vernacular cottages providing a unified character, the consistency in the use of traditional building materials, the uncluttered streetscape and the prevalence of residential use.
2001-11-21 00:00:00
http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/downloads/file/1490/ratho_conservation_area_character_appraisal
Thistle Foundation conservation area
East
The Thistle Village is a unique development of specially adapted housing with integrated streetscapes linked to public buildings that serve the special needs of the tenants. The estate constitutes a remarkable complex without precedent in the United Kingdom in terms of its design, function, scale and quality.
2001-10-04 00:00:00
http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/downloads/file/1465/thistle_foundation_conservation_area_character_appraisal
Trinity conservation area
North
The Trinity Conservation Area Character Appraisal emphasises the wealth of detached villas set in substantial plots with generous spacing to their neighbours and the high quality stone built architecture of restricted height.
2001-10-04 00:00:00
http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/downloads/file/1495/trinity_conservation_area_character_appraisal

Want to start using the data?

Namara offers a connection to over 250K data feeds from every industry and the tools to drive value and insight.