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RHP6082Architectural drawings of General Register House, Princes Street1762-1876
Country code GB
Repository code 234
Repository National Records of Scotland
Reference RHP6082/6
Title General Register House, Princes Street: First floor plan
Dates 4 Jul 1800
Access status Open
Access conditions This record has been digitally imaged and will not be produced for readers. The digital image may be seen in the NRS Search Rooms on the 'Virtual Volumes' system.
Location On site (Sighthill)
Description 'Plan of the One Pair Story of the Office for the Public Records of Scotland. ' The part shaded dark shews what is finished, the light part shews what remains to be finished.' (Appendix C) [By Robert Adam]. James Basire, engraver.
11/16 in -= 10 ft. 447 x 560 mm.
First floor plan showing layout and uses of rooms. References. Engraved for the Report on the Public Records of the Kingdom etc. Ordered to be printed 4th July 1800. Annotated in ink: ' Corrected to R Adam, Architect, 1771. Published as the Act directs January 1773. R Bylth sculpsit.' Engraving.
Level Item
Extent 1 plan, flat
Copyright Crown Copyright
Related material SRO4
Archival history National Archives of Scotland Records (SRO)
Associated places
NA867Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland

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