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Shotts Iron Co (Edinburgh)

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Lamp post outside Holyrood Palace, made by Shotts of Edinburgh

Also known as Shotts Foundry, Edinburgh.

Part of the Shotts Iron Co of Shotts, Lanarkshire

c.1850 Located at Leith Walk, Edinburgh

1880-90 Foundry located at 41 Constitution Street, Edinburgh

c.1890 Address 27 Charlotte Street, Leith

c.1900 - 1910 Foundry located at 130 George Street Edinburgh

c.1910 Ran a business at 1 Castle Street, Edinburgh

The above dates and addresses are taken from 'Mapping the Practice and Profession of Sculpture in Britain and Ireland 1851-1951'[1]

A former employee was Archibald Torry, who became an assistant of James Nasmyth.

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Sources of Information

  1. [1] 'The Shotts Iron Company', Mapping the Practice and Profession of Sculpture in Britain and Ireland 1851-1951, University of Glasgow History of Art and HATII, online database 2011