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Edinburgh, Royal Botanic Garden, General And War Memorial

Botanic Garden (19th Century), War Memorial (20th Century) (1925)

Site Name Edinburgh, Royal Botanic Garden, General And War Memorial

Classification Botanic Garden (19th Century), War Memorial (20th Century) (1925)

Alternative Name(s) Arboretum Road; Inverleith Row; Festival Of Architecture; Staff Of The Royal Botanic Gardens War Memorial

Canmore ID 69986

Site Number NT27NW 36

NGR NT 2470 7532

NGR Description Centred NT 2470 7532

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

NT27NW 36.00 2470 7532

NT27NW 36.01 24730 75529 Memorial to Sir Charles Linnaeus

NT27NW 36.02 24696 75491 Plant Houses

NT27NW 36.03 24844 75522 Offices, Laboratory and Lecture Theatre

NT27NW 36.04 24833 75268 Herbarium (Old)

NT27NW 36.05 2482 7549 Library and Herbarium (New)

NT27NW 36.06 2480 7554 Exhibiton Hall

NT27NW 36.07 2452 7533 Tea Room

NT27NW 36.08 24669 75548 Palm Houses

NT27NW 36.09 24402 75276 West Gates

NT27NW 36.10 24948 75302 East Gates, Inner Gates

NT27NW 36.11 24989 75325 East Gates, Outer Gates

NT27NW 36.12 24361 75347 West Boundary Wall and Railings

NT27NW 36.13 24488 75084 South Boundary Wall and Railings

NT27NW 36.14 24410 75537 North Boundary wall and Railings

NT27NW 36.15 24895 75415 East Boundary Wall

NT27NW 36.16 24931 75293 Head Gardener's Cottage (East Gate Lodge)

See also NT27NW 58

The Festival of Architecture was held at the Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh in 1984



Royal Botanic Garden Drawing

PSA Y/928


Concrete spalling, steps

PSA R/194


Computer Control System

PSA R/195


Main Boiler House before

PSA R/196


Quarantine House

PSA R/200



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.

Project (February 2014 - July 2014)

A data upgrade project to record war memorials.


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