Scotland's Post WWII Category A Listed Buildings

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26. Bannockburn, Memorial Cairn

NS7990 : Cairn on Borestone Brae by Stanley Howe
Lately encircled by a memorial wall, and now partnered with a flagpole and saltire on a hillock by the Bannockburn Heritage Centre.
by Stanley Howe


NS7990 : Bannockburn Cairn by Colin Smith NS7990 : Bannockburn Memorial Cairn by David Dixon

27. 242-244 Canongate, Edinburgh

28. Uni of St Andrews, Andrew Melville Hall

29. Craigsbank Church, Edinburgh

NT1973 : Craigsbank Parish Church by M J Richardson
Bell tower, entrance, cross and the only window.
by M J Richardson
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30. Sacred Heart RC Church, Cumbernauld

31. Mortonhall Crematorium, Edinburgh


32. Our Lady of Good Counsel RC Church, Glasgow

NS6165 : Our Lady of Good Counsel by Richard Webb
Church on Craigpark.
by Richard Webb


NS6165 : Church of Our Lady of Good Counsel, Dennistoun by Graeme Yuill NS6165 : Church of Our Lady of Good Counsel, Dennistoun by Graeme Yuill

33. Pitcorthie House, Leven

34. Main Library, University of Edinburgh

NT2572 : University of Edinburgh George Square Library by Graeme Yuill
Designed by Sir Basil Spence, Glover and Ferguson
by Graeme Yuill


NT2572 : George Square by Richard Webb NT2572 : George Square Library by Graeme Yuill NT2572 : Cyclists and pedestrians, The Meadows Edinburgh by Jim Barton NT2572 : Edinburgh Townscape : University of Edinburgh  Buildings in Buccleuch Place by Richard WestNT2572 : University of Edinburgh Theatre and Main Library  by M J Richardson NT2572 : Edinburgh University, Main Library by M J Richardson NT2572 : Edinburgh University Library by Thomas Nugent

35. George Sq Theatre, Edinburgh University

NT2572 : Edinburgh University George Square Theatre by M J Richardson
The A-listed 1960s building from the southwest, on Buccleuch Place.
by M J Richardson
Shared Description


NT2572 : University of Edinburgh Theatre by M J Richardson NT2572 : University of Edinburgh Theatre by M J Richardson NT2572 : Edinburgh University Main Library and Theatre by M J Richardson NT2572 : Edinburgh University Main Library and Theatre by M J Richardson

36. Brucefield Church, Whitburn

NS9465 : Brucefield Church of Scotland, Whitburn by Leslie Barrie
Category A-listed. Built 1965-66. Architects Rowand Anderson, Kininmonth and Paul.
by Leslie Barrie


NS9465 : Brucefield Church by Richard Webb NS9465 : Brucefield Church by Jim Smillie NS9465 : Brucefield Church by Jim Smillie

37. The New Club, Edinburgh

NT2573 : The New Club, Princes Street by M J Richardson
A view of the A-listed building from the southwest across Princes Street.
by M J Richardson
Shared Description


NT2573 : The New Club, Princes Street by M J Richardson NT2573 : 84-87  Princes Street, incorporating the New Club by M J Richardson

38. Ambulance Service, Glasgow

NS5866 : St Andrew's First Aid by Thomas Nugent
Keeping Scotland Safe at the corner of Maitland Street and Milton Street. See also NS5866 : Scottish Ambulance Service and NS5866 : Saint Andrew.
by Thomas Nugent


NS5866 : Saint Andrew by Thomas Nugent NS5866 : Scottish Ambulance Service by Thomas Nugent NS5866 : St Andrews House by Thomas Nugent NS5866 : St Andrews House by Thomas Nugent

39. Pathfoot Building, Stirling University

40. Principal's House, Stirling University

41. Anniesland Court, Glasgow

NS5468 : Anniesland Court by Thomas Nugent
Viewed from Foulis Lane, near Anniesland railway station.

One of only 51 Post WWII Category A Listed buildings in Scotland LinkExternal link .
by Thomas Nugent


NS5369 : Great Western Road from the air by Thomas Nugent NS5468 : Anniesland Court near Annisland Junction by wfmillar NS5468 : Anniesland Court by Stephen Sweeney NS5468 : Anniesland Court by Thomas Nugent NS5468 : Great Western Road, Anniesland by Stephen Sweeney NS5468 : Office block, Crow Road by Jonathan Thacker

42. Royal Commonwealth Pool, Edinburgh

NT2672 : The Royal Commonwealth Pool by M J Richardson
The entrance and frontage, facing southwest over Dalkeith Road.
by M J Richardson
Shared Description


NT2672 : The Royal Commonwealth Pool by M J Richardson NT2672 : The Royal Commonwealth Pool by M J Richardson NT2672 : The Royal Commonwealth Pool by M J Richardson NT2672 : The Royal Commonwealth Pool by M J Richardson NT2672 : The Royal Commonwealth Pool by M J Richardson NT2672 : The Royal Commonwealth Pool, Edinburgh by M J Richardson

43. Edinburgh Greenhouse, RBGE, Edinburgh

NT2475 : Glasshouses, Edinburgh Botanic Garden by Paul Harrop
The gardens' 1967 glasshouses. Their design was hailed as the most innovative since Paxton's Great Conservatory at Chatsworth, built in the 1830s. The main house is 128 m long with the supporting structure on the outside, so the internal area can be used to full effect. It covers two levels, with five climatic zones. Along with the other glasshouses, 10 glasshouses are open to the public.
by Paul Harrop


NT2475 : Inside the Glasshouses of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh by Graham Robson NT2475 : Hard Rain Project Exhibition by M J Richardson NT2475 : Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh : Glasshouses and Azaleas by Richard West NT2475 : Modern glass houses, Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh by Mike Pennington NT2475 : Botanic Gardens and Hothouses by Alan Stewart

44. The Burrell Collection, Glasgow

NS5562 : Buildings of the Burrell Collection, Pollok Park, Glasgow by Anthony O'Neil
Sir William Burrell (former ship-owner) set stringent conditions in his will on the siting and display of his magnificent collection of art works - the fruits of a lifetime of assiduous collecting. Only after many years in mothballs did they finally see the light of day in this purpose-built gallery. The priceless medieval tapestries used to lie piled on the floor in Sir Williams's home where he would show them to privileged guests like a carpet salesman demonstrating his wares.
by Anthony O'Neil


NS5562 : Towards the Burrell Collection from the car park by Alec MacKinnon NS5562 : Main entrance, The Burrell Collection by Richard Sutcliffe NS5562 : Central atrium, the Burrell Collection by Anthony O'Neil NS5562 : Restaurant, Burrell Collection, Pollok Park by David McMumm NS5562 : Burrell Museum by Anthony O'Neil NS5562 : The 'stained glass' corridor by Anthony O'Neil

45. Scottish Widows HQ, Edinburgh

NT2672 : Reflections in the Scottish Widows Building by Lisa Jarvis
The Scottish Widows building at Dalkeith Road was opened in 1976. It was designed by Sir Basil Spence and it is a hexagonal, honeycomb shape that achieved awards for its design team.
by Lisa Jarvis


NT2672 : Scottish Widows building, Edinburgh by Derek Harper NT2672 : The Widows by Richard Webb NT2672 : Buses on East Preston Street, Newington by Robin Stott NT2672 : The view from Scottish Widows by M J Richardson NT2672 : Arthur's Seat and Pollock Halls by M J Richardson NT2672 : View from Newington Old Burial Ground, East Preston Street by kim traynor

46. The Studio, Selkirk

47. Eden Court Theatre, Inverness

NH6644 : Eden Court Theatre, Inverness by Mike Pennington
Two theatres and two cinemas are housed in the building; in the foreground there is a film crew (dressed in yellow hi-vis vests) who were filming some sort of Bollywood style film, at least judging by the music.
by Mike Pennington


NH6644 : Eden Court Theatre by John Allan NH6644 : Eden Court by John Allan NH6644 : Eden Court Theatre by Andrew Abbott

48. Centrelink 5, Shotts

NS8660 : Alba Plastics at Shotts by M J Richardson
A newish (1970s) take on the factory roof.
by M J Richardson
Shared Description


NS8660 : Alba Plastics, Calderhead Road by M J Richardson NS8660 : Healthcare Environmental Services Ltd by Richard Webb NS8660 : Healthcare Environmental Services at Shotts by M J Richardson NS8660 : Boiler house at Centrelink 5 by M J Richardson NS8660 : Boiler House at Centrelink 5 by M J Richardson

49. RL Stevenson Memorial, Edinburgh

NT2473 : RLS. A Man of Letters by edward mcmaihin
Memorial to Robert Louis Stevenson,Novelist and Poet. A simple upright stone inscribed RLS a Man Of Letters 1850-1894.
by edward mcmaihin


NT2473 : Copse of silver birch trees for RLS. by edward mcmaihin

50. Cables Wynd House, Edinburgh

NT2676 : Flats, Cables Wynd by Richard Webb
High rise housing in Leith.
by Richard Webb


51. Linksview House, Edinburgh

NT2776 : Linksview House by M J Richardson
Presumably, if one lives high enough up, it will do just what it says on the label - Leith Links are within 400m.
by M J Richardson


NT2776 : Linksview House by Richard Webb
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