NT2674 : Hopetoun Crescent Garden

taken 7 years ago, near to Edinburgh, Great Britain

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Hopetoun Crescent Garden
Hopetoun Crescent Garden
What for years seemed more or less neglected waste ground has been transformed into a pleasant garden thanks to the private initiative of local residents. It occupies the site of Edinburgh's botanic garden before it moved to Inverleith in about the 1820s. In the 1760s it had replaced the old Physic Garden on the site now occupied by Waverley Station. The cottage that was built for the use of the gardeners has been carefully dismantled and plans are afoot to re-erect it in the modern Botanics. LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Thursday, 25 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 7 September, 2011
Geographical Context
Public buildings and spaces 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 2621 7490 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:57.6853N 3:11.0123W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 2624 7490
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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