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Edinburgh Castle Esplanade, Statue of Earl Haig

A Category B Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9489 / 55°56'55"N

Longitude: -3.2017 / 3°12'6"W

OS Eastings: 325049

OS Northings: 673524

OS Grid: NT250735

Mapcode National: GBR 8LG.YZ

Mapcode Global: WH6SL.SQKW

Entry Name: Edinburgh Castle Esplanade, Statue of Earl Haig

Listing Date: 14 December 1970

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 365206

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB27860

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: City Centre

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

George Edward Wade, 1922-3. Bronze mounted equestrian statue on low rubble plinth. Uniformed statue of Earl Haig on horse marchant. Small metal plaque with inscription (see Notes).

Statement of 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 'EARL HAIG: This statue was presented to the City of Edinburgh by Sir Dhunjibhoy Bomanji of Bombay in admiration of the services rendered to the British Empire by the Field Marshal.'

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