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Edinburgh, 25 Bernard Street, National Commercial Bank Of Scotland

Bank (Financial) (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Edinburgh, 25 Bernard Street, National Commercial Bank Of Scotland

Classification Bank (Financial) (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Leith; National Bank Of Scotland; Leith Bank

Canmore ID 52009

Site Number NT27NE 80

NGR NT 27215 76459

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

Architecture Notes

John Paterson and John Baxter appear as arbitors in petition "Edinburgh, Dean of Guilds Records".


Date: April, 1952.

Measured and drawn by C.E.McWilliam, Bank Offices, St Andrew Square.

Three inscriptions:-

1. "Edinburgh 11th June, 1804" "This plan...of the Leith Bank will in my opinion be no deformity to this street" Signed Robert Burn

2. "Edinburgh, 18th June, 1804. This relates to the minutes of the Commissioners of Police of this date".Signed G.M.Grierson, Pres.

3. "General Plan of the Bank for Leith with their olate purchase from Begbie and Milne"

Detail tracing of this drawing - with inscription - tracing of above.


Photographic Survey (May 1965)

Photographic survey by the Scottish National Buildings Record/Ministry of Work in May 1965.


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