Burns Monument Photos, Edinburgh Calton Hill Pictures, Architect, Date, Building Restoration, History
Burns Monument Edinburgh
Scottish Memorial, Calton Hill, Scotland design by Architect Thomas Hamilton on Regent Road
post updated 23 May 2022 + 30 December 2021
image © Adrian Welch
Date built: 1830/31
Architect: Thomas Hamilton
Location: Regent Road, south of Calton Hill, Edinburgh, South East Scotland, UK
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 for the refurbishemnt, but more money is required.
Project cost estimate: £350k
This delightful edifice is a well-proportioned building with views of Arthur’s Seat.
The design is based on a Greek temple. The cupola copies Lysicrates temple, Athens, Greece.
This structure was built to house Robert Burns statue by Flaxman (now located in the National Portrait Gallery on Queen Street).
lumix camera images available at 2816 x 2112 size ie 99.34cm x 74.51cm, 72dpi
Calton Hill Architecture
Key Edinburgh Calton Hill Architecture – Selection:
Burns Monument context : Calton Hill
Scottish National Monument
building photograph © Adrian Welch
Duguld Stewart Monument
building photo © Adrian Welch
building image © Adrian Welch
Nelson’s Monument replaced an existing mast on Calton Hill’s summit with a signal-tower high enough to be visible to ships on the Forth and commemorates Admiral Lord Nelson’s death at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805.
St Andrew’s House
architecture photo © Adrian Welch
Dating from 1934-39: inter-war architecture competition win – monolithic, symmetrical and sober from the front, romantically irregular from the South. This building was the Scottish Office, the UK government’s administrative offices in Scotland.
Edinburgh Walking Tours : Architecture Walking Tours
Burns Monument Architect : Thomas Hamilton – Scottish architect
Historic Scottish Capital Buildings
Key New Edinburgh Property – Selection:
St James Quarter’s W Edinburgh
building image Courtesy architecture office
W Edinburgh Hotel at St James Quarter
Edinburgh’s historic closes
building photo © Tom Duffin
Edinburgh World Heritage Twelve Closes Project
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