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Heriot's Hospital (now George Heriot's School), Lauriston Place, Edinburgh: elevation of the entrance gateway and tower

RIBA Ref No RIBA65138
Architect/DesignerAyton, William (d. 1643?)
Wallace, William (d. 1631)
Artist/PhotographerGoldicutt, John (1793-1842)
CountryUK: Scotland
CityEdinburgh
Subject Date1690
Image Date1820
ViewExterior
StyleRenaissance
MediumDrawing
Library ReferenceSD98/20(7)
OrientationPortrait
Colour InfoColour
CreditRIBA Collections
SubjectSchools ; Decorative stonework ; Towers ; Gateways
NOTES: This is one of the drawings Goldicutt made to illustrate his pamphlet 'Heriots' Hospital Edinburgh. The design of the celebrated architect, Inigo Jones' (London, 1826). The charity school founded by the legacy of George Heriot was in fact begun to designs by William Wallace in 1626 and Inigo Jones had no hand in the designs of the school. This drawing was for plate 6.
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