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Edinburgh, 2 Bernard Street And 28 Constitution Street

Bank (Financial) (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Edinburgh, 2 Bernard Street And 28 Constitution Street

Classification Bank (Financial) (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 149152

Site Number NT27NE 417

NGR NT 27289 76467

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

Sources: Dean of Guild. Bundle 1812. July-December 24.9.1812

Pet. Ebenezer Gilchrist, Manager of British Linen Co.

Bernard Street Leith, foot of.

Demolished to rebuild.

Plan and elevation enclosed on poor paper. Unsigned.


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 (28 May 2001)

Above door, and below pediment of doorway, is a carved stone frieze of two recumbent griffons facing a central lion's mask within a wreath.

Inscriptions : None Visible

Signatures : None

Design period : 1871-1872

Information from Public Monuments and Sculpture Association (PMSA Work Ref : EDIN1479)


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