NT2573 : The Scott Monument

taken 10 years ago, near to Edinburgh, Great Britain

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The Scott Monument
The Scott Monument
Viewed from South Saint David Street.
The Scott Monument

A Victorian Gothic monument to Scottish author Sir Walter Scott (author of the Waverley novels). It stands in Princes Street Gardens, opposite Jenners department store on Princes Street, near to Edinburgh Waverley Railway Station. The tower is 200 feet 6 inches high and has a series of viewing decks which give panoramic views of central Edinburgh and its surroundings.

The monument is a Category A listed building (LB27829 LinkExternal link Historic Environment Scotland).

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Date Taken
Tuesday, 1 June, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 6 June, 2010
Geographical Context
People Events  City, Town centre  People, Events  Historic sites and artefacts 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 255 739 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:57.1470N 3:11.5984W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NT 255 739
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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Monument  Statue  Sir Walter Scott  Victorian  19th Century  Nineteenth Century  Edinburgh  Memorial  Historic Scotland  Category A  Listed Building 

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