Edinburgh, Waterloo Place, Old Calton Burial Ground

Burial Ground (18th Century)

Site Name Edinburgh, Waterloo Place, Old Calton Burial Ground

Classification Burial Ground (18th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Calton Old Burial Ground; Regent Road, Calton Old Burial Ground And Monuments, Including Screen Walls To Waterloo Place

Canmore ID 117126

Site Number NT27SE 1331

NGR NT 26042 74023

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Edinburgh, City Of
  • Parish Edinburgh (edinburgh, City Of)
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District City Of Edinburgh
  • Former County Midlothian

Archaeology Notes

NT27SE 1331.00 26042 74023 and 26033 74083

[North Section separated from main Burial Ground by construction of Waterloo Place].

Calton Old Burial Ground [NAT] (at NT 26048 74033 and NT 26033 74083)

OS (GIS) MasterMap, October 2009.

NT27SE 1331.01 NT 26051 74007 Obelisk

NT27SE 1331.02 NT 26029 74013 Hume Monument

NT27SE 1331.03 NT 26032 74019 American Civil War Memorial

NT27SE 1331.04 NT 26033 74083 Burial Ground North Section

INVENTORY OF GRAVEYARD AND CEMETERY SITES IN SCOTLAND REFERENCE:

N.B. This reference applies collectively to NT27SE 1331.00 and NT27SE 1331.04

Address: Calton Old Burial Ground, Waterloo Place, Edinburgh

Postcode: EH8 8DL

Status: Closed for burials but maintained

Size: Burial Ground: 0.43 hectares, 1.07 acres; Burial Ground North Section: 0.06 hectares, 0.14 acres

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Number of gravestones: Not known

Earliest gravestone: Not known

Most recent gravestone: Not known

Description: Early municipal burial ground

Data Sources: OS MasterMap checked 20 September 2005; Bereavement Services Portal checked 20 September 2005

Architecture Notes

NT27SE 1331.00 26042 74023

NT27SE 1331.01 26051 74007 Obelisk

NT27SE 1331.02 26029 74013 Hume Monument

NT27SE 1331.03 26032 74019 American Civil War Memorial

NT27SE 1331.04 26033 74083 Burial Ground North Section

Architect of Robert Burn Tomb: William Burn 1816.

(Undated) information in NMRS.

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