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Edinburgh, 86 Canongate, Milton House School

School (19th Century)

Site Name Edinburgh, 86 Canongate, Milton House School

Classification School (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Royal Mile School

Canmore ID 254826

Site Number NT27SE 177.01

NGR NT 26581 73816

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 (24 September 1999)

Roundel inset in pediment. Seated female figure of education points to a tablet on her knee with her right hand and turns towards a boy standing to her right. A globe is at her feet, bottom right; books are at the boy's feet, bottom left. The medallion is flanked by the date and a floral roundel each side.

Inspected By : D. King

Inscriptions : Either side of medallion: 18 86

Below first floor windows: MILTON HOUSE PUBLIC SCHOOL

Signatures : None

Design period : 1886

Information from Public Monuments and Sculpture Association (PMSA Work Ref : EDIN0547)


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