Building profile

Medical School, Teviot

The Medical School was built beside the 1870s new Royal Infirmary and opened in 1884 to house medical departments decanted from Old College.

The three storey Anatomy Museum separated the public quadrangle to the north from the private Anatomy quadrangle behind.

The east side also contains the McEwan Hall Reception Room. Post-war Medical Extension to NW corner George Square by Walter Ramsay, 1956-62, with some modifications by Basil Spence.

Contact information

Opening hours: 07:30AM - 06:30PM

Medical School, Teviot

Teviot Pl
Post Code

Getting here


Wherever possible we have installed access ramps and access lifts to help mobility-impaired building users gain access to our buildings.

We have also put in place disabled evacuation lifts and emergency evacuation procedures for wheelchair users in the event of fire.


Building Number0113
Listed building categoryB
Year of build1778
Number of floors
Premises zoneCentral
Space management zoneCentral
Gross internal area21658 m2
Energy grade3.00