Physicians' Hall

 

Engraving from Modern Athens - published 1829

Physicians' Hall  -  George Street

Engraving in 'Modern Athens'  -  The Physician's Hall, George Street

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Drawn by Thomas H Shepherd

Engraved by J Henshall

 

 

Physicians' Hall  -  George Street

The Physician's Hall was built in Grecian style, eighty feet wide and sixty feet deep, with a flight of steps leading to a portico and four Corinthian columns, in 1775.

It is a prominent building at the east end of George Street, on the south side of the street, almost opposite St Andrew's Church.

Engraving from 'Old & New Edinburgh'  -  St ANdrew's Church in George Street

The building has seen different uses.  For many years it was a bank (National Commercial Bank of Scotland, later to become Royal Bank of Scotland, following a takeover).  It now houses The Dome bar and restaurant.

The building appears to have undergone a number of modifications since the it was depicted in the engraving above.

 

 

Engravings from Modern Athens  -  Published 1829

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