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Edinburgh, 55 Cockburn Street

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

Site Name Edinburgh, 55 Cockburn Street

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

Canmore ID 113584

Site Number NT27SE 902

NGR NT 25845 73715

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


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 (13 October 2008)

Three-dimensional cat crouching (on left) and owl standing, wing raised (on right).

Inscriptions : None Visible [Building dated 1864 (raised numbers) at first floor level of No.61]

Signatures : None Visible [Building signed PK (raised entwined letters) in gable of No.61]

Design period : 1861-1864

Year of unveiling : 1864

Information from Public Monuments and Sculpture Association (PMSA Work Ref : EDIN0034)


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