NT2971 : Queen's Walk, Craigmillar

taken 3 years ago, near to Craigmillar, Edinburgh, Great Britain

Queen's Walk, Craigmillar
Queen's Walk, Craigmillar
Part of the extensive Thistle Foundation village at Craigmillar.
The Robin Chapel and Thistle Foundation
The Thistle Foundation is a charity founded by Sir Francis and Lady Isabella Tudsbery in 1944 to provide housing and support for disabled servicemen from WWI. It provides a community supported by professional staff to create as normal an environment as possible for families to live together LinkExternal link . While the housing complex was being planned the Tudsbery’s son, Lt Robin Tudsbery [Royal Horse Guards] was killed in action in the last days of WWII, aged 25, and the memorial chapel dedicated to him was incorporated into the scheme. It is Category A-listed, completed in 1953, and designed in the Scottish Arts & Crafts style by John F Matthew, of the architectural firm Lorimer & Matthew.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 11 February, 2017   (more nearby)
Saturday, 11 February, 2017
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Housing, Dwellings  Suburb, Urban fringe  Health and social services 
Place (from Tags)
Craigmillar  Edinburgh 
Primary Subject of Photo
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 2940 7153 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:55.8978N 3:7.8942W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 2946 7150
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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Thistle Foundation  Terraced Housing 

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