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Edinburgh, 361 - 363 High Street

Local Government Office (Modern), Shop(S) (Period Unassigned), Tenement (18th Century)

Site Name Edinburgh, 361 - 363 High Street

Classification Local Government Office (Modern), Shop(S) (Period Unassigned), Tenement (18th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Advocate's Close

Canmore ID 115352

Site Number NT27SE 1149

NGR NT 25699 73620

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 (24 September 2002)

Standing wooden North American Indian chief in full headdress, with breastplate displaying carved cigars below a relief of a buffalo. The figure stands on an integral wooden drum to the left of the doorway.

Inspected By : D. King

Inscriptions : Raised letters on breastplate: CIGARS

Signatures : None Visible

Year of unveiling : c 1997

Information from Public Monuments and Sculpture Association (PMSA Work Ref : EDIN0770)


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