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Edinburgh, Charlotte Square, Albert Memorial

Commemorative Monument (19th Century)

Site Name Edinburgh, Charlotte Square, Albert Memorial

Classification Commemorative Monument (19th Century)

Canmore ID 74081

Site Number NT27SW 183

NGR NT 24685 73851

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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  • Council Edinburgh, City Of
  • Parish Edinburgh (Edinburgh, City Of)
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District City Of Edinburgh
  • Former County Midlothian

Architecture Notes

NT27SW 183 24685 73851




Prince Albert Memorial Edinburgh: miscellaneous correspondence and papers, subscription lists, minutes of meetings, etc., relating to the raising of funds for, and the erection of, the Prince Albert Memorial statue in Charlotte Square, Edinburgh, designed by Sir John Steell.


Unexecuted design by Peddie & Kinnear, 1864.

(Undated) information in NMRS.


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.


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