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Entrance Archway to George Heriot's School

Architect - William Playfair

Date of Design - Gatehouse 1829, the main building 1628 - 1700.

Precise Location
Lauriston Place, North Side, opposite Quartermile Development.

Description
The Gatehouse is built from Craigmillar Sandstone. There are Gargoyles of many sizes and in the lower windows can be seen Angels heads. The Gates are made of cast iron and are painted black.

Comments
There is general weathering and moss on main group and dirt throughout.

For more information on the history of the School go to the George Heriot's School website.