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Edinburgh, 53, 55, 57 Bernard Street

Shop (19th Century), Tenement (19th Century)

Site Name Edinburgh, 53, 55, 57 Bernard Street

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

Canmore ID 149151

Site Number NT27NE 416

NGR NT 27129 76507

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

NT27NE 416 27129 76507

For 49 and 51 Bernard Street, see NT27NE 415.


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 (6 February 2002)

Carved cornice above ground floor runs above several shops etc, and features an inventive variety of heads, figures, flowers, foliage and animals.

Inspected By : D. King

Inscriptions : On wall below right end of cornice: ARCH JP(entwined) TECT / 1868

Signatures : None Visible

Year of unveiling : 1868

Information from Public Monuments and Sculpture Association (PMSA Work Ref : EDIN0453)


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