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Edinburgh, 30, 32, 34 Candlemaker Row, Public House

Public House (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Edinburgh, 30, 32, 34 Candlemaker Row, Public House

Classification Public House (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Greyfriars' Bobby Bar

Canmore ID 117883

Site Number NT27SE 1430

NGR NT 25682 73283

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 (9 November 1999)

Painted relief of seated dog in profile in gilded frame.

Greyfriars Bobby was a faithful terrier.

Inscriptions : Below portrait of dog: GREYFRIARS BOBBY INN

Signatures : None

Information from Public Monuments and Sculpture Association (PMSA Work Ref : EDIN0113)


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