NT2574 : Register House, Princes Street

taken 7 years ago, near to Edinburgh, Great Britain

Register House, Princes Street
Register House, Princes Street
The first public building erected in the New Town was paid for by the sale of forfeited estates by the Crown after the failed Jacobite Rebellion of 1745.

"This we consider as by far the most beautiful of Mr Adam's designs. Most of the plans of this eminent architect, either from justice not being done in the execution or from the choice of materials, of which the fabricks are composed, appear far more beautiful in the drawing, than when realized; but the reverse is the case with the register office, which excells the ideas we form of it from the plan." -- Hugo Arnot, The History of Edinburgh, 1799
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 30 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 9 September, 2011
Geographical Context
Public buildings and spaces 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 2584 7403 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:57.2130N 3:11.3534W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 2587 7401
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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