Site Name Edinburgh, South Bridge, University Of Edinburgh, Old College Toggle Aerial | View on large map Excavation within the cellar area of the library building along the N side of the existing quad, constructed in –6, revealed a. Southside, Edinburgh The Quad is encircled by the historic buildings of Old College and provides a large playing area surrounded Map: Old College Quad . Old College is a building of the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. It is located on South Bridge, of Scotland: Edinburgh by Gifford McWiliam and Walker; ^ Dictionary of Scottish Architects: Robert Lorimer; ^ "Old College Quad Resurfacing". The Old College quadrangle houses the stunning Playfair Library Hall, in which you can host up to people. Built in the eighteenth century, William Playfair's impressive Edinburgh landmark is the birthplace Click to view dynamic map. He attended the Royal High School Map p S14 (High School Yards, bottom to the University of Edinburgh Map p R14 (Old College, University of Edinburgh, South Bridge, plaque on northwest of quad, EH8 9YL) at the age of thirteen. The University of Edinburgh was founded in on the site now occupied by the Old College. This building was designed by Robert Adam in to replace . Explore on map. The University of Edinburgh's Old College is one of the city's most important public buildings, and its dome is a prominent part of the city skyline. Old College Quad (Old College). Room Number: QUAD. Floor: SQ. Building: Old College. Capacity: Room type: Function Area. Search and find University buildings with our campus map search tool.