Cowgate Edinburgh, Old Town Buildings Photos, Scottish Capital city centre property
Cowgate Edinburgh Architecture
Key Buildings along historic Capital street: major Old Town properties, Scotland, UK
post updated 27 October 2023
Location: Edinburgh Old Town, southeast Scotland
Designs unveiled – rectilinear sandstone and glass form – for five-storey 73-bed Holiday Express Inn, located in the grounds of St Patrick’s Church:
Please note: the Cowgate is used by a range of people to hang out so please take care, it has a certain reputation!
photos © Adrian Welch 2006
Cowgate housing design by Richard Murphy Architects
image © Adrian Welch, 2006
The local architecture practice of Richard Murphy Architects is based at Tron Square, just off this key city street.
photo © A. Welch 2006
Missoni Hotel Edinburgh, located at the junction of the High Street and George IV Bridge
Blackfriars Street Flats
Cowgatehead Library Competition – won by Benson + Forsyth Architects, never built:
picture from the architect
Cowgate Library Proposal
Tron Nursery Cowgate – Under 5’s
SmartCityHostels Cowgate Building
photo © Adrian Welch, 2007
Scottish Capital Building Designs
Contemporary Scottish Capital Property Designs – recent architectural selection below:
Buildings fairly close to the Cowgate include:
Edinburgh Castle, Old Town, located to the northwest
Museum of Scotland on Chambers Street, one block to the south of the middle part of this east-west street.
Royal Mile Edinburgh : buildings
Cowgate Fire – site of an international architecture competition jointly run by the Editor of this website, Scottish architect Adrian Welch.
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