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Summary Record

Date 29 February 2012

Event ID 885617

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Summary Record


Late C17th L-plan tower house, built as town house for the Earls of Panmure. Adam Smith lived in the house from 1774 until his death in 1790. The interior was much restored and until 2008 occupied by the Edinburgh City Social Services department as a youth day centre. Bought by the Edinburgh Business School/Heriot Watt University in 2008, the intention is to restore the house and to use it as a centre for economics teaching and research.


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