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Ramsay Gardens Edinburgh : Architecture

Famous Edinburgh Old Town Properties, Scotland

post updated 26 October 2023

Location: west end of Old Town, facing onto Castle Esplanade

Views from the southwest:

Ramsay Gardens Edinburgh Ramsey Gardens Edinburgh
Ramsay Gardens south facade, photos © Adrian Welch

Ramsay Gardens Edinburgh

18th Century with work in 1890’s by Henbest Capper and the more well known Sydney Mitchell. Famous from postcards and photographs looking towards Edinburgh Castle from the New Town these properties are much sought after.

Ramsay Gardens
photo © Adrian Welch

The poet Allan Ramsay lived here as did Patrick Geddes. Unusually colourful for Scotland, white harling offset with red sandstone ‘trimmings’.

Ramsay Gardens Edinburgh
building: photo © Adrian Welch Sep 2006

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Ramsey Gardens
photo from Castle Esplanade © Adrian Welch

UNESCO World Heritage Site

edinburgh castle
photo © Adrian Welch

Image above showing Earl Haig with, beyond, Ramsay Garden on left, Outlook Tower and the Hub on the right

ramsay gardens
building: photo © Adrian Welch 2006

Adjacent to these Old Town properties by the Castle Esplanade is Edinburgh Castle to the west, the Outlook Tower to the east and Scotch Whisky Experience to the southeast.

Buildings close to Ramsay Gardens:

Edinburgh Castle
Edinburgh Castle
picture © Adrian Welch

The Witchery by the Castle
Edinburgh Restaurants
photo from the operator

Outlook Tower

Old Town Hub

Scotch Whisky Experience

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