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Edinburgh Castle Esplanade, Duke of York Statue

A Category B Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9489 / 55°56'56"N

Longitude: -3.1979 / 3°11'52"W

OS Eastings: 325290

OS Northings: 673522

OS Grid: NT252735

Mapcode National: GBR 8MG.QZ

Mapcode Global: WH6SL.VQDV

Entry Name: Edinburgh Castle Esplanade, Duke of York Statue

Listing Date: 14 December 1970

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 365232

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB27883

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: City Centre

Traditional County: Midlothian

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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 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.'

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