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EDINBURGH CASTLE ESPLANADE, DUKE OF YORK STATUELB27883

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Group Category Details
100000019 - see notes
Date Added
14/12/1970
Local Authority
Edinburgh
Planning Authority
Edinburgh
Burgh
Edinburgh
NGR
NT 25290 73522
Coordinates
325290, 673522

Description

Thomas Campbell, 1837. Bronze pedestrian statue of Frederick, Duke of York and Albany, KG, in tasselled cape and short breeches, holding his marshal's baton, on tall bronze corniced pedestal with torus band, heraldic designs and raised inscriptions.

Statement of Special Interest

The A group comprises the Esplanade itself and the group of monuments including the Statue of the Duke of York, the Scottish Horse Memorial, the 72nd Highlanders Memorial, the 78th Highlanders Memorial, the Monument to Colonel MacKenzie and the Statue of Earl Haig (all separately listed). Inscription reads 'Field Marshal His Royal Highness Frederick Duke of York and Albany KG Commander of the British Army.'

References

Bibliography

Appears on 1854 OS map. Grant OLD AND NEW EDINBURGH (1885) vol i p79. Gifford, McWilliam and Walker EDINBURGH (1984) p 90. Gunnis DICTIONARY OF BRITISH SCULPTURE pp76-7. Fiona Pearson (ed) VIRTUE AND VISION SCULPTURE AND SCOTLAND 1540-1990 (1991) PP 65-8.

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