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Edinburgh, 2-4 Waterloo Place, General Post Office

Post Office (19-20th Century)

Site Name Edinburgh, 2-4 Waterloo Place, General Post Office

Classification Post Office (19-20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) 10b Calton Road; North Bridge; Princes Street; Waverleygate

Canmore ID 74026

Site Number NT27SE 485

NGR NT 25914 73960

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

Information from catalogue slip

Architect: Robert Matheson 1861

NMRS REFERENCE

See Historical File (1.12)

EXTERNAL REFERENCE

Scottish Record Office

Proposed new Post Office building

Letter from Sir John Marjoribanks to Lord Melville.

He writes about the need for a new Post Office and its proposed site on Regent's Bridge. Mr Lorimer, contractor for the Bridge has made an offer for the ground and Sir William Forbes and Company have offered to advance the money.

1818

GD51/5/83

Public Library

Photograph of 1880 - Accession No G72284

(Undated) information in NMRS.

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Aerial Photography (1993)

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