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Edinburgh, Hermiston Gait

Motorway Interchange (Modern)

Site Name Edinburgh, Hermiston Gait

Classification Motorway Interchange (Modern)

Canmore ID 271383

Site Number NT17SE 347

NGR NT 18124 70965

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

NT17SE 347 18124 70965

The interchange between the City of Edinburgh Bypass and the M8 has been recorded on oblique aerial photographs (RCAHMSAP 2003).

Information from RCAHMS (MMB) 15 April 2004


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 (31 March 2009)

A large abstract kinetic sculpture with geometric moving elements above a stable tripod overlooks a busy traffic junction.

Inscriptions : None

Signatures : None

Design period : 2007-2008

Year of unveiling : 2008

Information from Public Monuments and Sculpture Association (PMSA Work Ref : EDIN1552)


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