Building profile

Abden House

Built by Thomas Davies in 1856 for the family of Thomas Nelson of 'Thomas Nelson & sons Printing works' His two eldest sons lived in the adjoining properties of Salisbury Green and St Leonards Hall. His daughter was married to Canadian politician George Brown at the house in 1862, her brother John Nelson performed the ceremony. See Salisbury Green and St Leonards Hall notes for more information. G/Floor is rechargeable on Monthly Billing accounts.

Contact information

Abden House

1 Marchall Cres
Post Code
EH16 5HP

Getting here


Wherever possible we have installed access ramps and access lifts to help mobility-impaired building users gain access to our buildings.

We have also put in place disabled evacuation lifts and emergency evacuation procedures for wheelchair users in the event of fire.


Building Number0905
Listed building categoryC
Year of build1855
Number of floors
Premises zoneAccom
Space management zoneAccom
Gross internal area595 m2
Energy grade2.00