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Edinburgh, Colinton Road, George Watson's College

School (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Edinburgh, Colinton Road, George Watson's College

Classification School (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) 67 Colinton Road

Canmore ID 141612

Site Number NT27SW 1691

NGR NT 23979 71478

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

Architecture Notes

NT27SW 1691.00 23979 71478

NT27SW 1691.04 23906 71537 Entrance Lodge and Gate Piers

NT27SW 1691.08 24125 71395 Music School

For the original George Watson's School and Hospital buildings, see NT27SE 1906.00 and 1906.01.

ARCHITECT: James B Dunn 1930

John Alexander Carfrae - War Memorial 1920 (transferred to new school 1933)



Dick Peddie and MacKay, Edinburgh

Bin 3, Bag 2 David Rhind 1865

Feu Plan for George Watson's Hospital


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.


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