Waterloo Place


Engraving from Modern Athens - published 1829

The new Post Office - Waterloo Place

Engraving in Modern Athens  -  Published 1829  -  The new Post Office in Waterloo Place

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Drawn by Thomas H Shepherd

Engraver not named


Waterloo Place

In Modern Athens, published 1829, it was reported that the previous building in North Bridge appropriated to the business of the Post Office was too small, so a new Post Office had been erected in Waterloo Place "with extensive accommodations for conducting this important branch of public business."

This building can be seen in the engraving above, situated immediately to the left of Regent Bridge.

Engraving in 'Modern Athens'  -  Regent Bridge

The Post Office moved again in later years, across the road to a new building on the corner of Waterloo Place and North Bridge, a site previously occupied by the Shakespeare Theatre.

Engraving from 'Old & New Edinburgh'  -  The Old Theatre Royal



Engravings from Modern Athens  -  Published 1829

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