NT2572 : Home of Walter Scott, George Square

taken 8 years ago, near to Edinburgh, Great Britain

Home of Walter Scott, George Square
Home of Walter Scott, George Square
"From Prestonpans* I was transported back to my father's house in George's Square, which continued to be my most established place of residence, until my marriage in 1797. I felt the change from being a single indulged brat, to becoming a member of a large family, very severely; for under the gentle government of my kind grandmother, who was meekness itself, and of my aunt, who, though of an higher temper, was exceedingly attached to me, I had acquired a degree of licence which could not be permitted in a large family."
-- Memoir Of The Early Life Of Sir Walter Scott, written by himself

* Scott's aunt took him there for sea-bathing to ameliorate his lameness

NT2473 : Home of Sir Walter Scott, North Castle Street
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Date Taken
Thursday, 14 July, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 17 July, 2011
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Historic sites and artefacts 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 2575 7287 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:56.5870N 3:11.4207W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NT 2577 7287
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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