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Edinburgh, Leith, 50 Coburg Street

Building (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Edinburgh, Leith, 50 Coburg Street

Classification Building (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Newton-barr Buildings

Canmore ID 302271

Site Number NT27NE 1639

NGR NT 26670 76504

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


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 (13 May 2002)

A large three-dimensional barrel lies on its side on the apex of the gable.

In the gable is a cartouche. The cartouche is flanked by scrolls and carved with, on the left side, JM and, on the right side, JE; and the date [1900?] below.

Inspected By : I. Grant

Inscriptions : In cartouche (left side, raised letters): JM

In cartouche (right side, raised letters): JE

Below letters in cartouche (raised numbers): 1900 [?]

On ribbon in cartouche (incised letters): FIDEM SERVO

Signatures : None Visible

Design period : 1900

Year of unveiling : 1900

Information from Public Monuments and Sculpture Association (PMSA Work Ref : EDIN0566)


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