Alex Massie Alex Massie

Adam Smith’s Hoose

So, Panmure House, Adam Smith’s former Edinburgh home, has been sold. The ASI reports:

Councillors in Edinburgh have approved the sale… to Heriot-Watt University. They chose the £800,000 bid over a higher offer, on the grounds that the University would make the building more accessible to the public. The University plans to restore the house to promote the study of economics.

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