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Edinburgh, 143-145 Canongate

Tenement (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Edinburgh, 143-145 Canongate

Classification Tenement (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Ye Olde Christmas Shoppe

Canmore ID 302269

Site Number NT27SE 6057

NGR NT 26483 73814

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 (20 December 2000)

High relief Santa's head (full-face), facing both ways, within open circular frame forming shop sign.

Inspected By : D.King

Inscriptions : Painted around outer circular frame: Ye Olde Christmas Shoppe

Signatures : None

Design period : c. c.1994

Year of unveiling : 1994

Information from Public Monuments and Sculpture Association (PMSA Work Ref : EDIN0539)


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