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University of Edinburgh: site plans and site use survey, 1967-1975

Identifier: PJM/PJMA/EUD/F/1

Scope and Contents

4 copy site plans (67cm x 99cm) for the different sites over which the University of Edinburgh is spread. There are 3 identical plans by Percy Johnson Marshall & Associates which includes an overall plan of the University at 6" to 1 mile scale. They also include details at 1:2500 scale of King's Buildings, George Square and Old College, Pollock Halls of Residence and New College. These indicate land parcel numbers with a legend to these. Acreages and hectares are indicated. One of the plans is manuscript on transparancy and one is hand coloured. The remaining plan is a copy transparancy by the University Grants Committee and shows the same information.


  • Creation: 1967-1975


Language of Materials

This material is in English

Physical Description

4 plans

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.

Biographical / Historical

With the exception of the Pollock Halls of Residence, Percy Johnson-Marshall was the planning consultant for all the University of Edinburgh sites. These included: George Square, Bristo Street and Potterrow, Old College, the High School Yards, King's Buildings, Old College and Peffer Mill Playing Fields.


From the undefined: 3 metres

Physical Description

4 plans

Archivist's Note


Sarah Higgins 18 February 2004

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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