Cowgate Edinburgh, Old Town Buildings Photos, Scottish Capital

Cowgate, Edinburgh : Architecture

Buildings along historic Capital street, Scotland, UK

Cowgate Buildings

Location: Edinburgh Old Town

View down the Cowgate:
image © Adrian Welch 2006

St Partick’s Catholic Church, Cowgate:
St Partick's Church Edinburgh
photo © Adrian Welch

Cowgate hotel
Designs unveiled – rectilinear sandstone and glass form – for five-storey 73-bed Holiday Express Inn, located in the grounds of St Patrick’s Church:

Cowgate hotel
photo © Adrian Welch nov 2007

Please note: the Cowgate is used by a range of people to hang out so please take care, it has a certain reputation!

Edinburgh Court
Edinburgh Courts Edinburgh Courts Cowgate
photos © Adrian Welch 2006

Cowgate Fire – Artwork on site
Cowgate Fire
pace artwork photo

Cowgate housing by Richard Murphy Architects
Cowgate housing
image © Adrian Welch, 2006

Cowgate Fire – Ideas Competition

Magdalen Chapel:
Magdalen Chapel
photo © A. Welch 2006

Cowgate church:
Cowgate church
photo © A Welch 2006

Cowgate shop – Concrete Butterfly, by architect Andy Stoane:
Concrete Butterfly
image © A. Welch, 2006


Missoni Hotel Edinburgh

Cowgate building : Blackfriars St Flats

Cowgatehead Library Competition – won by Benson + Forsyth Architects, never built:
Cowgatehead Library
picture from the architect
Cowgate Library Proposal

Cowgate – Tron Housing

Tron Nursery Cowgate – Under 5’s

St Cecilia’s Hall

Cowgate building : SmartCityHostels
Cowgate Hostel
photo © Adrian Welch 2007

Buildings fairly close to the Cowgate include:

Edinburgh Castle

Museum of Scotland

Royal Mile Edinburgh : buildings

Cowgate Fire – Site

Comments / photos for the Cowgate Edinburgh Architecture page welcome: