NT2674 : Former Governor's House and Calton Old Burial Ground

taken 9 years ago, near to Edinburgh, Great Britain

Former Governor's House and Calton Old Burial Ground
Former Governor's House and Calton Old Burial Ground
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Old Calton Cemetery
Old Calton Cemetery (also called Old Calton Burial Ground) is a graveyard located on Calton Hill, to the north-east of the city centre. The burial ground was opened in 1718, and is the resting place of several notable Edinburgh persons, including philosopher David Hume. It is also the site of the Political Martyrs' Monument, an obelisk erected to the memory of a number of political reformers. The cemetery and its monuments are protected as a category A listed building.
Grade I & A listed buildings and structures
Grade I listed buildings and structures are of exceptional importance and even internationally important. There are over 6000 in the country. Only 2.5% of listed buildings are Grade I listed.
In Scotland the classification is A
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 22 February, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 6 May, 2011
Geographical Context
Housing, Dwellings  Burial ground, Crematorium 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 261 740 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:57.2046N 3:11.1033W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 260 740
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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