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Edinburgh, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 North West Circus Place

Tenement (19th Century), Terrace (19th Century)

Site Name Edinburgh, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 North West Circus Place

Classification Tenement (19th Century), Terrace (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) The Royal Bank Of Scotland; Bank Of Scotland

Canmore ID 135565

Site Number NT27SW 1318

NGR NT 24764 74483

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 (20 September 2002)

Coat of arms: shield with saltire and St Andrew (centre), two crossed keys and centre open book above, surmounted by two plumed closed helmets and central [?]. Shield flanked by winged griphons rampant. Low relief.

At each side is an incised square stone with thistles and leaves.

The bank was previously the National Commercial Bank.

Inspected By : D. King

Inscriptions : On ribbon along top of arms: DITAT . SERVATA . FIDES

Signatures : None

Information from Public Monuments and Sculpture Association (PMSA Work Ref : EDIN0932)


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