NT2573 : Martyr's Monument, Grassmarket

taken 9 years ago, near to Edinburgh, Great Britain

Martyr's Monument, Grassmarket
Martyr's Monument, Grassmarket
The refurbishment of the Grassmarket in the latter half of 2008 included the removal of the wall which surrounded the monument (the circular disc) allowing it to be seen more clearly. Plaques still explain the "Martyrs of the Covenant" who were executed here in the 1660s. The Grassmarket was for long a place of public execution in Edinburgh as well as a market place.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 16 December, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 23 December, 2008
Category
Monument > Monument   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 253 734 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:56.9014N 3:11.7955W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 252 734
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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