Old Calton Cemetery :: Shared Description

Old Calton Cemetery (also called Old Calton Burial Ground) is a graveyard located on Calton Hill, to the north-east of the city centre. The burial ground was opened in 1718, and is the resting place of several notable Edinburgh persons, including philosopher David Hume. It is also the site of the Political Martyrs' Monument, an obelisk erected to the memory of a number of political reformers. The cemetery and its monuments are protected as a category A listed building.
by N Chadwick
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NT2674 : Political Martyrs' Monument by N Chadwick
NT2674 : Political Martyrs'  Monument, Old Calton Burial Ground by N Chadwick
NT2674 : Old Calton Burial Ground and Calton Hill by N Chadwick
NT2674 : Tombs, Old Calton Burial Ground by N Chadwick
NT2674 : Calton Hill from North Bridge by N Chadwick
NT2674 : Graves, Calton Old Burial Ground by N Chadwick
NT2674 : Scottish - American Soldiers Memorial, Old Calton Cemetery by N Chadwick
NT2674 : Political Martyrs'  Monument, Old Calton Burial Ground by N Chadwick
NT2674 : Calton Old Burial Ground by N Chadwick
NT2674 : Former Governor's House and Calton Old Burial Ground by N Chadwick
NT2674 : Political Martyrs' Monument, Old Calton Burial Ground, Calton Hill by N Chadwick
NT2673 : Martyrs Obelisk and Governor's House by Alan Murray-Rust
NT2674 : Robert Burns Mausoleum, Old Calton Burial Ground by N Chadwick
NT2674 : David Hume's Mausoleum, Old Calton Burial Ground by N Chadwick


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Created: Tue, 15 Mar 2011, Updated: Mon, 4 Apr 2011

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