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Basic Site Details

Name: 1,3 George IV Bridge
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Edinburgh Central Library Fine Art DepartmentYes 
Item 2 of 2Premises of the Highland & Agricultural Society  

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Library  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 21,3, George IV BridgeYes 
Item 2 of 2Victoria StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 218361837Build/construction 
Item 2 of 2December 1839 CompletionMuseum for the Highland & Agricultural Society 'just completed'


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 1John HendersonArchitect 18361837 


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Lawson, Charles, seedsman (and Highland and Agricultural Society) 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp226

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Civil Engineer and Architects' JournalDecember 18392 page 477

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Edinburgh Central Library, Edinburgh RoomRollo typescript on history of the library  
Item 2 of 4Edinburgh City ArchivesEdinburgh Dean of Guild 19 September 1837, 10 August 1837
Item 3 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register27592 
Item 4 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSHay and Henderson Collection Drawings dated 31 July 1836


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