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Edinburgh, Calton Hill, General

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Site Name Edinburgh, Calton Hill, General

Classification General View

Canmore ID 52216

Site Number NT27SE 194

NGR NT 2614 7415

NGR Description Centred on NT 2614 7415

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


Ordnance Survey licence number 100057073. All rights reserved.
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Administrative Areas

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

Architecture Notes

See also: NT27SE 1376 Edinburgh, Calton Hill, General

(which refers to the street named Calton Hill)


Scottish Record Office

Development of Calton Hill, Leith Walk and London Road area.

Description of plans received by Macritchie and Little with comments upon the proposed schemes by the following architects:

Robert Reid (1774-1856) William Burn (1789-1830) John Paterson (d1832) John Baxter (-) James Gillespie (Graham) (1776-1855)



Hallyburton House

Scheme for terraces on North of Calton Hill


Dick Peddie and MacKay, Edinburgh watercolour view

Bin 22, Bag 1 J D Peddie, 1849


Dick Peddie and MacKay, Edinburgh design no.1

Bin 22, Bag 1 Peddie and Kinnear, 1850s


Photos of Edinburgh by J G Tunny, 1855 - 2

12 etchings etc. by an amateur, Part 11 - 1 etching, 1816

Sketches of old buildings by Somerville - original pencil sketch

The Calton Hill by John Smith, 1938 Manuscript - 5 photos and 3 plates


Architect and Building News, 16th May, 1930 - Article and photographs


Sources: Dean of Guild. Bundle 1811. 14.2.1811.

Pet. of John Steele, carver and gilder.

Calton Hill, 40 ft. from Calton Hill burying ground.

Plan & elevation for workshops.


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