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Today, we departed Hexham in England and drove north to Edinburgh, Scotland via Jedburgh. Some guests took opportunity to visit Edinburgh Castle. This concluded a 14 day tour with emphasis on Roman Britain.



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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