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Upper Coltbridge Terrace St George's School Main Block Only

A Category B Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9504 / 55°57'1"N

Longitude: -3.2327 / 3°13'57"W

OS Eastings: 323119

OS Northings: 673725

OS Grid: NT231737

Mapcode National: GBR 8DG.PF

Mapcode Global: WH6SL.9PWQ

Entry Name: Upper Coltbridge Terrace St George's School Main Block Only

Listing Date: 30 June 1988

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 366775

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB28582

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Corstorphine/Murrayfield

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

A F Balfour Paul, 1911-14. Neo-Georgian E-plan school with
big and virtually symmetrical south front with piended
tall centre and ends set forward; harled, and on base of
polygonal masonry, unmargined openings, some contrasting
ashlar detail, multi-paned big sash windows, blocked eaves,
slate roofs. Mainly 2 storeys, 3rd storey squeezed in at
(ashlar) centre of inner block, top storey set back behind
parapet; main entrance at foot. Some dormers. West front
also with variety of planes, 2 doors.

Statement of Interest

St George's School was the first girl's school to offer

the same curriculum as the boys' schools.

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