NT2872 : Curling House at Duddingston Loch

taken 11 years ago, near to Duddingston, Edinburgh, Great Britain

Curling House at Duddingston Loch
Curling House at Duddingston Loch
Octagonal curling house designed by the architect, William Playfair, in 1823 for the Duddingston Curling Society. The upper floor was used as a studio by the Reverend John Thomson, landscape artist and minister of the church from 1805-40.He named his studio 'Edinburgh', allowing his housekeeper to say that he had 'gone to Edinburgh' if a parishioner called when he was painting. It lies on the shores of Duddingston Loch, a nature reserve near to Holyrood Park and below Arthur's Seat.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 28 June, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 28 June, 2006
Category
Curling rink   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 283 725 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:56.4108N 3:8.9658W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 282 721
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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