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Edinburgh, 9 - 10 St Andrew Square, Western Bank

Bank (Financial) (19th Century)

Site Name Edinburgh, 9 - 10 St Andrew Square, Western Bank

Classification Bank (Financial) (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Scottish Widows' Fund & Life Assurance

Canmore ID 115001

Site Number NT27SE 1073.01

NGR NT 2552 7402

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/site/115001

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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

NMRS REFERENCE:

Built in 1846 by David Bryce for the Western Bank it was later occupied by Scottish Widows who subsequently replaced the building in 1962 see NT27SE 1073. This Category B building was demolished in 1960.

Sculpture on building - Sir John Steell and A Handyside Ritchie

REFERENCE

Public Library

"Annals of the Scottish Widows Fund 1815-1914" - copiled by Sir Herbert Maxwell 1914 - text & photographs

NMRS REFERENCE:

Scottish Widows

PLANS:

Dick Peddie & MacKay, Edinburgh alts

Attic 2, Bin 22, Bag 1 Dick Peddie & Walker Todd 1927

1930

Scottish Widows Fund

PLANS:

Dick Peddie & MacKay, Edinburgh alterations

Bin 22, Bag 2 Dick Peddie & Walker Todd 1934-5

Scottish Widows

PLANS:

Dick Peddie & MacKay, Edinburgh alts

Attic 2, Bin 22, Bag 1 Dick Peddie, Todd & Jamieson 1940

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