Edinburgh (Georgian) New Town :: Shared Description

The New Town in Edinburgh is considered to be a masterpiece of city planning. It was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1995. It was built in stages between 1765 and around 1850, and retains much of the original neo-classical period architecture. The area combines gridiron roads with sweeping crescents and circuses. Many of the buildings are Category A listed. For a map of listed buildings see LinkExternal link
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NT2473 : West Registry House, Charlotte Square by N Chadwick
NT2474 : Forres Street frontages by Alan Murray-Rust
NT2473 : Georgian house, Charlotte Square by N Chadwick
NT2473 : Georgian Terrace, Charlotte Square by N Chadwick
NT2574 : West Register St by N Chadwick
NT2574 : St Andrew Square by N Chadwick
NT2573 : Edwardian Building, George St by N Chadwick
NT2574 : The Standing Order, George St by N Chadwick
NT2574 : The Guildford Arms, West Register St by N Chadwick
NT2474 : Gardens below Moray Place by N Chadwick
NT2574 : Church of St Andrew's and St George by N Chadwick
NT2674 : View of the Old  Town from Calton Hill by N Chadwick
NT2573 : St Andrew's St by N Chadwick
NT2574 : Georgian Terraces, George St by N Chadwick
NT2574 : Statue of Duke of Wellington, Princes St by N Chadwick
NT2574 : Melville Monument, St Andrew Square. by N Chadwick
NT2473 : Charlotte Square and Albert Memorial by N Chadwick
NT2473 : Georgian Terrace, Charlotte Square by N Chadwick
NT2574 : The Guildford Arms, West Register St by N Chadwick
NT2574 : Assembly Rooms and Music Hall by N Chadwick
NT2574 : Brandon Street, Edinburgh by Malc McDonald
NT2573 : Statue of William Pitt, George St by N Chadwick
NT2473 : Cambridge Bar, Rose St by N Chadwick
NT2574 : Royal Bank of Scotland. by N Chadwick
NT2573 : Royal British Hotel, Prince's St by N Chadwick

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Created: Wed, 2 Mar 2011, Updated: Fri, 21 Jun 2013

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