General Register House, Princes Street: South elevation, 30 July 1772
Architect Robert Adam designed General Register House with the purpose of housing and protecting Scotland’s written heritage. This elevation shows the south front side at a scale of [1:120] 1 inch = 10 feet. The Lord Clerk Register, Frederick Campbell, signed the plan on 30th July 1772 on behalf of the Register House Trustees. Read more about the history of General Register House in our Doors Open Day 2020 blog.
Credit: Crown copyright, NRS, RHP6082/7 (Link to the Online Catalogue entry)