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Edinburgh, St John's Street, Moray House College Of Education, Reception Building

School (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Edinburgh, St John's Street, Moray House College Of Education, Reception Building

Classification School (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) St John Street; Moray House; Moray House Childrens Nursery School

Canmore ID 194486

Site Number NT27SE 1756.02

NGR NT 26374 73678

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


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 (8 August 2002)

Two seated headless figures 'face' each other across a long wooden 'wall'. The figures' limbs are truncated at the wrist on left arms, and above the elbow on right arms (on partner's side); legs are truncated below the knees. The sculpture is positioned with the female figure facing into the room and the male turned towards the outside windows.

Inspected By : D. King

Inscriptions : On plaque on wooden plinth below sculpture:

BRONZE & ROSEWOOD - DAVID T. MILLER F.R.B.S / Presented to the Staff of / Moray House College of Education / by / Dr. W. B. Inglis O.B.E. / on the occasion of his retiral as Principal / 1966

Signatures : None

Design period : 1966

Year of unveiling : 1966

Unveiling details : 1966

Information from Public Monuments and Sculpture Association (PMSA Work Ref : EDIN1036)


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