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Edinburgh, 1, 3, 5 Forrest Road

Shop (Period Unassigned), Tenement (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Edinburgh, 1, 3, 5 Forrest Road

Classification Shop (Period Unassigned), Tenement (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 119061

Site Number NT27SE 1607

NGR NT 25703 73248

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


Ordnance Survey licence number 100057073. All rights reserved.
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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 (30 July 1999)

Coat of arms of Forrest: an oak tree and motto.

In 1871-1872 James Forrest, butcher was resident at 1 Forrest Road.

Inscriptions : Above oak tree (raised letters):

VIVANT DUM VIRENT (= They live as long as they are green)

Signatures : None Visible

Design period : 1871-1872

Information from Public Monuments and Sculpture Association (PMSA Work Ref : EDIN0121)


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