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Edinburgh, 1 Ramsay Lane

School (19th Century), Shop (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Edinburgh, 1 Ramsay Lane

Classification School (19th Century), Shop (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Original Ragged Industrial School

Canmore ID 111666

Site Number NT27SE 633

NGR NT 25425 73541

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Edinburgh, City Of
  • Parish Edinburgh (Edinburgh, City Of)
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District City Of Edinburgh
  • Former County Midlothian

Architecture Notes

NT27SE 633

See also NT27SE 4505, Ramsay Lane, General.


Project (1997)

The Public Monuments and Sculpture Association ( set up a National Recording Project in 1997 with the aim of making a survey of public monuments and sculpture in Britain ranging from medieval monuments to the most contemporary works. Information from the Edinburgh project was added to the RCAHMS database in October 2010 and again in 2012.

The PMSA (Public Monuments and Sculpture Association) Edinburgh Sculpture Project has been supported by Eastern Photocolour, Edinburgh College of Art, the Edinburgh World Heritage Trust, Historic Scotland, the Hope Scott Trust, The Old Edinburgh Club, the Pilgrim Trust, the RCAHMS, and the Scottish Archive Network.

Field Visit (20 August 2002)

Inscription on open bible with curling pages (ie. well used).

Dr Thomas Guthrie 1803-1873, was the founder of the Edinburgh Original Ragged Industrial Schools [see EDIN1011]

Inspected By : D. King

Inscriptions : Incised gothic writing on pages of open bible:

Left Page: Search / the / Scriptures

Right: St John / V.c.v.59 (?)

Signatures : None

Design period : 1850

Information from Public Monuments and Sculpture Association (PMSA Work Ref : EDIN1011)


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