Basic Site Details

Name: Memorial to Prince Consort
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Princes StreetYes 
Item 2 of 2Queen's ParkYesAlternative site


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31865 Competition design 
Item 2 of 31865 Design exhibitedSlater & Carpenter design
Item 3 of 31872 Design exhibitedHeffer's design


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 9Robert Reid RaeburnArchitect 1865 Competition design
Item 2 of 9William Allan CarterArchitect 1865 Competition design
Item 3 of 9C H Wilson & D ThomsonArchitectural practiceB1865 Competition designs for both Princes Street and Queen Street sites
Item 4 of 9Charles Heath WilsonArchitectB1865 Competition designs for both Princes Street and Queen Street sites
Item 5 of 9David ThomsonArchitectB1865 Competition designs for both Princes Street and Queen Street sites
Item 6 of 9Richard Cromwell CarpenterArchitectC1865 Competition design
Item 7 of 9Slater & CarpenterArchitectural practiceC1865 Competition design
Item 8 of 9William SlaterArchitectC1865 Competition design
Item 9 of 9Edward A HefferArchitect 1872 Competition design - design exhibited


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts1866   850 (Wilson & Thomson design for Princes Street site); 857 (Wilson & Thomson design for Queen's Park site)
Item 2 of 3Graves, Algernon1905The Royal Academy of Arts: a complete dictionary of exhibitors and their works…1905-6London: Graves and Bell1865, no 801 (Carter); 18865, no 810 (Slater & CArpenter); 1872, no 1238 (Heffer)
Item 3 of 3RSA1865   106 (Raeburn)