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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 RHP6082/7
Title General Register House, Princes Street: South elevation
Dates 30 Jul 1772
Access status Open
Access conditions This record has been digitally imaged and will not be produced for readers. The digital images may be seen in the NRS Search Rooms on the 'Virtual Volumes' system or on the ScotlandsPeople website http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk.
Location On site (Sighthill)
Description 'Elevation of the South Front of a Building for the Register Office in Scotland.' By [Robert Adam, architect].
Scale [1:120] 1 inch = 10 feet. 475 x 622 mm. Ink and colour wash.
Front elevation. Signed: 'Fred[erick] Campbell, Lord Clerk Register, July 30th 1772'. Note: 'Agrees in all essentials with R Adam's design of 1771. J Roberts sculp. Pub as Act directs 1775.' Contract drawing signed by the Lord Clerk Register on behalf of the Register House Trustees.
Level Item
Extent 1plan, flat
Copies NRS Negative No 333 (b&w) DIMCAT Image No. 32 Register House elevation 1772 (for SHR article)
Copyright Crown Copyright
Related material SRO4
Archival history National Archives of Scotland Records (SRO)
Associated places
NA867Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland

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