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Site plans.

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Drawings or works in another medium laying out the precise arrangement of a structure on a plot of land. It may also refer to plans for gardens, groups of buildings, or developments, where the layout of buildings, roadways, utilities, landscape elements, topography, water features, and vegetation may be depicted. For drawings or other representations on a horizontal surface of cities or larger areas, particularly when such representations are not part of a design process, use "plans (maps)."

Found in 40 Collections and/or Records:

Large scale plans and diagrams of Patrick Geddes., Late 19th century-early 20th century.

 File
Identifier: MS.10656
Scope and Contents

The items are for the most part undated. They chiefly consist of sociological diagrams of the 'Thinking machine' type, with several biological and town-planning diagrams and drawings. Also included is a watercolour sketch plan of the Paris Exhibition of 1900 (no. 44), designs for New Crosby Hall, Chelsea (nos. 51-53), and plans for properties at Roseburn Cliff and Mount Tabor.

Dates: Late 19th century-early 20th century.

Legal papers concerning Hannagalla Coffee Plantation, Ceylon., 1844-1865.

 File
Identifier: MS.19227
Scope and Contents In 1844 Bruce Bremner, his brother Dugald, and Alexander Geddes, an Aberdeenshire farmer, entered into partnership to purchase and cultivate this plantation, Geddes being the resident partner. Included here are copies of the 1844 agreement (folios 1,6), and of the case between Bruce and Dugald Bremner v Mrs Bathurst Geddes, widow of Alexander, in 1854 (folio 9), there are also plans of the Hannagalla estate, 1854, 1856 (folios 6-19), and insurance policies for Hannagalla coffee shipped from...
Dates: 1844-1865.

Military maps and plans, of the Board of Ordnance, relating chiefly to the garrisoned districts of Scotland in the eighteenth century.

 Series
Identifier: MSS.1645-1652 [Map Library]
Scope and Contents

The papers include plans of forts and barracks, showing progress of work and proposed additions (notably at Fort George, Fort Augustus, Fort William, and Edinburgh), and surveys of roads.

Dates: 18th century.

Minto estate plans.

 Series
Identifier: MSS.25179-25184

Papers of the Hays of Yester concerning legal and miscellaneous estate and local affairs., 1660-[circa 1834].

 File
Identifier: MS.14754
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows:(i) Note, 1660, of the conditions agreed between the 1st Marquess of Tweeddale and William Knowles for draining the moss of Crombieside in the barony of Duncanlaw (folio 1);(ii) Papers, 1681-1826, being chiefly contracts, memorials and petitions concerning Gifford village, including material relating to Gifford paper mill (folio 3);(iii) Timber contracts and articles of roup, 1703-1773 (folio 47);(iv) Articles of...
Dates: 1660-[circa 1834].

Plan of Langhope farm, in the parish of Yarrow, by John Blackadder., 1830.

 Item
Identifier: MS.25184
Scope and Contents

The plan is based on MS.13428.

Dates: 1830.