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Burns Monument Edinburgh

Scottish Memorial, Calton Hill, Scotland design by Architect Thomas Hamilton on Regent Road

post updated 30 December 2021

Burns Monument Edinburgh
image © Adrian Welch

Burns Monument

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

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

Thomas Hamilton
picture © Adrian Welch

Well-proportioned building with views of Arthur’s Seat

Greek temple – cupola copies Lysicrates temple, Athens

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

Burns Monument Burns Monument
photos © Adrian Welch, 2007

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

Burns Monument
image © Adrian Welch

Burns Museum Scotland

Calton Hill Architecture

Key Edinburgh Calton Hill Architecture – Selection:

Burns Monument context : Calton Hill

Scottish National Monument
Scottish National Monument
photograph © Adrian Welch

Duguld Stewart Monument
Duguld Stewart Monument
photo © Adrian Welch

Nelson’s Monument
Nelson's Monument
image © Adrian Welch

St Andrew’s House
St Andrew's House
photo © Adrian Welch

Edinburgh Tours : Architecture Walking Tours

Burns Monument Architect : Thomas Hamilton – Scottish architect

Historic Scottish Capital Buildings

Key New Edinburgh Property – Selection:

Museum of Scotland


New Town RSA
Royal Scottish Academy
picture © Adrian Welch

Scottish Parliament

Hotel Missoni

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