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Edinburgh, 3-27 North Bridge, Carlton Highland Hotel

Hotel (19th Century), Shop(S) (19th Century)

Site Name Edinburgh, 3-27 North Bridge, Carlton Highland Hotel

Classification Hotel (19th Century), Shop(S) (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Arnotts; Patrick Thomsons

Canmore ID 116886

Site Number NT27SE 1298

NGR NT 25949 73721

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 1298 25949 73721

NT27SE 484 25933 73766 1 North Bridge, Carlton Highland Hotel

ARCHITECT: William Hamilton Beattie, 1898.


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)

Winged cherub's head forms top of decorative scrollwork above open curved pediment with central cartouche with entwined letters (CBB) on it. Foliate scrolls fill tympanum.

Inspected By : D. King

Inscriptions : Above central cartouche, entwined letters: CBB

Signatures : None

Information from Public Monuments and Sculpture Association (PMSA Work Ref : EDIN0928)


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