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Architecture Notes

Event ID 763352

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Architecture Notes


NMRS Print Room


View towards the Castle from Candlemaker Row showing north side of the Grassmarket

W Schomberg Scott Photograph Collection

Acc No 1997/39


National Library - Water Colour Sketches Thos. Brown

Vol II no 20 - 1 sketch

Public Library, Old Edinburgh Room - 1 painting by A A Ritchie 1846 Houses as back of Castle

Illustrated London News, Aug 13th 1949, p 236 - 1 drawing


Sources: Dean of Guild Bundle 1812 January-June 16.4.1812

Pet. John Gray, baker, James Newton, baker, Nicol Allan, manager, Hercules

Insurance Co - Grassmarket


Paving of South side. Work completed by Messrs Frazer and Smith

Plan enclosed showing paving and strip plan of blocks which made up South side.

Very large

Also included, receipts from newspapers for advertising for tenders and meeting in the


Sources: Dean of Guild 14.4.1814

Pet John Gray.

Grassmarket, South side

Minor alterations - doors, windows ground floor

Elevation unsigned


Grassmarket - Stockmarket

Edinburgh Room, Central Library, Edinburgh

Thomas Bonnar

Edinburgh. Granary and Stockmarket, West end of Grassmarket

Advertisement for tenders, 1817

(Edinburgh Evening Courant, June 14, 1817)

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