Basic Site Details

Name: Monument to Professor John Playfair
Town, district or village: Calton Hill
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
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Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Calton HillYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 122 August 1825  Drawings dated

People

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 2William Henry PlayfairArchitectA18251826 
Item 2 of 2William NotmanArchitectA18251826Assisted Playfair

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Colvin, H M1995A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-18403rd editionNew Haven and London: Yale University Pressp767

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Edinburgh University LibraryPlans45Playfair drawings
Item 2 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSNotman Collection Drawings Roll 10b