NT2474 : Moray Place, New Town

taken 7 years ago, near to Edinburgh, Great Britain

Moray Place, New Town
Moray Place, New Town
"The more immediate changes in Edinburgh proceeded chiefly from the growth of the city. The single circumstance of the increase of the population, and its consequent overflowing from the Old Town to the New, implied a general alteration of our habits. It altered the style of living, obliterated local arrangements, and destroyed a thousand associations, which nothing but the still preserved names of houses and of places is left to recall. It was the rise of the New Town that obliterated our old peculiarities with the greatest rapidity and effect. It not only changed our scenes and habits of life, but, by the mere inundation of modern population, broke up and, as was then thought, vulgarised our prescriptive gentilities." -- Sir Henry Cockburn, Memorials of His Time, 1856
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Date Taken
Thursday, 8 July, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 8 July, 2010
Category
Circus (place)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 246 742 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:57.3207N 3:12.4715W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 247 742
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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