Lord Melville Monument


Engraving from Modern Athens - published 1829

Lord Melville Monument  in the centre of St Andrew Square

Engraving in 'Modern Athens'  -  hand-coloured  -  Lord Melville's Monument

  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Ian Smith


Drawn by Thomas H Shepherd

Engraved by T Barber



The Lord Melville Monument

George Street runs from West to East in the New Town of Edinburgh.

Charlotte Square is at the west end of the street;  St Andre Square is at the east end of the street.  The monument in this engraving is in the centre of St Andrew Square.  It is dedicated to Lord Melville.

On the East side of the Square, behind and immediately to the right of the monument is the residence built for Sir Laurence Dundas, for many years Member of Parliament for Edinburgh.  It is now occupied by the Royal Bank of Scotland

Engraving in 'Modern Athens'  -  The Royal Bank of Scotland in St Andrew Square



Engravings from Modern Athens  -  Published 1829

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