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National Monument, Calton Hill, Edinburgh.

This evening, I am posting information on the National Monument on Calton Hill, Edinburgh, Scotland. This forms part of the important skyline featuring classically inspired architecture which was designed to form the ‘Athens of the North’.

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Old Royal High School, Calton Hill, Edinburgh, Scotland

This evening, I am providing an update on an iconic piece Scottish architecture which sits prominently on the skyline of Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital yet is not open to the public. The subject building is the Old Royal High School which dates from 1825-29 and was designed by Thomas Hamilton.

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Canongate Kirk, Edinburgh, Scotland.

This evening, I am focusing on Canongate Kirk, the Kirk of Holyroodhouse and Edinburgh Castle. This is located towards the bottom of the Royal Mile in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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