Burns Monument, Photos, Edinburgh, Architect, Date, Picture, Restoration, History

Burns Monument Edinburgh

Scottish Monument, Calton Hill, Scotland – design by Thomas Hamilton

Burns Monument

Date built: 1830/31

Architect: Thomas Hamilton

Location: Regent Road, south of Calton Hill, Edinburgh

Burns Monument Appeal

Appeal launched Nov 2008 to raise funds for restoration of the Burns Monument.

Edinburgh World Heritage & Edinburgh City Council have pledged funds but more is required.

Project cost est. £350k.

Ref. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/edinburgh_and_east/7749878.stm

Well-proportioned building with views of Arthur’s Seat

Burns Monument Edinburgh
image © Adrian Welch

Greek temple – cupola copies Lysicrates temple, Athens

Built to house Robert Burns statue by Flaxman (now in National Portrait Gallery)

Thomas Hamilton
picture © Adrian Welch

Burns Monument Burns Monument
photos © Adrian Welch 2007 taken with lumix camera

lumix camera images available at 2816 x 2112 size ie 99.34cm x 74.51cm, 72dpi




Burns Museum Scotland

Museum of Scotland

Burns Monument
image © Adrian Welch

Burns Monument context : Calton Hill

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Scottish National Monument
photograph © Adrian Welch

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Duguld Stewart Monument
photo © Adrian Welch

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Nelson's Monument
image © Adrian Welch

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St Andrew's House
photo © Adrian Welch

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Royal Scottish Academy
picture © Adrian Welch

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