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Memorial details

Memorial type
Other structure
District
City of Edinburgh
Town
Edinburgh
County
Lothian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Opened
    Date: 18 March 1927
    Attended by: Her Royal Highness Princess Mary
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
57409
Current location

29-31
The Royal Scots Club
Abercromby Place
Edinburgh
City of Edinburgh
Lothian
EH3 6QE
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NT 25305 74346
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Club established for all members of the Royal Scots in memory of all those of the regiment who had been killed. Numbers 30 and 31 Abercrombie Place were purchased and adapted to create the club. The Hepburn Suite was built to the rear of the building in 1929.
Inscription
[none]
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Building
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
Condition
History
1996: Major refurbushment carried out including development of the bedrooms, meeting rooms and public areas. Basement areas converted from the old Flying Scot Health Club and leased to Fitness First as a new fitness club.
Costs

Memorial: c £17,000

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other
Responsibility
unknown
Reference

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