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Edinburgh, 79-79a Princes Street

Shop (Period Unassigned), Terraced House (18th Century)

Site Name Edinburgh, 79-79a Princes Street

Classification Shop (Period Unassigned), Terraced House (18th Century)

Canmore ID 116412

Site Number NT27SE 1212

NGR NT 25346 73889

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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  • 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 (15 May 2002)

A row of 35 female heads, carved in high relief. Each head has a shell behind it and a console below. They are painted white.

Inspected By : T.S.

Inscriptions : None

Signatures : None

Information from Public Monuments and Sculpture Association (PMSA Work Ref : EDIN0955)


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