The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies

Edinburgh University Bush Estate

The Royal School of Veterinary Studies was incorporated into the University of Edinburgh in 1951. The Edinburgh Veterinary College was founded by William Dick in 1823. The Edinburgh Veterinary College receive royal accent in 1906 to become the Royal (Dick) Veterinary College. In 1919 the College moved to Summerhall. In 2011 Easter Bush Campus was now ready for use by all students an the facility at Summerhall was closed. Easter Bush has been used for veterinary teaching since 1947. The latest building being opened being named after the former principal of the Royal (Dick) Veterinary College, Professor O. Charnock Bradley who was the principal at Clyde Street and oversaw the building of Summerhall on the 21st day of July 1914 the Marquis of Linlithgow laid the Memorial Stone of Summerhall and it was not until the 17th October 1925 Summerhall was completed. A new extension was completed in 1940 which  Professor O. Charnock Bradley did not see as he died in 1937 a true lifes work.

Summerhall
 WILLIAM DICK SIGN WHITEHORSE CLOSE CANONGATE ROYAL MILE EDINBURGH  Summerhall The Royal Dick Veterinary College Edinburgh

The Bush Estate Professor O. Charnock Bradley Building and Kelpie sculpted by John Scott

 Canter Kelpie Sculpture by Andy Scott outside Charnock Bradley Building Bush Campus   Canter Kelpie Sculpture Plaque outside Charnock Bradley Building Bush Campus

“CANTER” by Andy Scott | unveiled by | HRH The Princess Royal | Chancellor of the University of Edinburgh and | Patron of the Royal (Dick) Vet School of Veterinary Studies | on 1st May 2018  

“Canter” by Andy Scott 

Canter Kelpie Sculpture outside Charnock Bradley Building Bush Campus

 

 

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