NT2270 : The War Poets Collection

taken 6 years ago, near to Craiglockhart, Edinburgh, Great Britain

The War Poets Collection
The War Poets Collection
A memorial and tribute to Wilfred Owen and the War Poets, recently unveiled at Craiglockhart, which is now part of Edinburgh Napier University, but in the past has been The City Hospital; the Royal Edinburgh Asylum; the City Poorhouse; an Old People's Home; a Hydropathic Institution; and during the First World War, the hospital was used to house officers suffering from the symptoms of shell-shock [now known as PTSD], which is where the 'war poets' Wilfred Owen and Siegfried Sassoon met. After the war it was a convent and then a school, and finally part of the then Napier College. Photographed on a very wet day.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 2 December, 2015   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 2 December, 2015
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Suburb, Urban fringe  Educational sites  People, Events 
Place (from Tags)
Edinburgh 
Primary Subject of Photo
Memorial 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 2256 7016 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:55.0961N 3:14.4376W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NT 2256 7016
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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Craiglockhart  Napier University Edinburgh  Memorial and Tribute  Wilfred Owen  War Poets 

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