Edinburgh

Central

Edinburgh Castle  -  National Galleries  -  St Giles Church

 

Edinburgh map  -  1830

1830

Edinburgh map  -  1840

1840

Edinburgh map  -  1850

1850

Edinburgh map  -  1860

1860

Edinburgh map  -  1870

1870

Edinburgh map  -  1917

1917

Edinburgh aerial photo  -  2001  -  zoomed in

2001

Edinburgh aerial photo  -  2001  -  zoomed out

2001 zoom-out

The Art Galleries and the Offices of The Free Church of Scotland.

2001 zoom-in

 

Key to map of Edinburgh Castle, National Galleries and St Giles Church  -  1870

Key - 1830 to 2001

Maps of Edinburgh Castle, National Galleries and St Giles Church  -  1830 to 2001

All maps - 1830 to 2001

 

Edinburgh  -  1870  -  Enlargement of part of a map by John Bartholemew that appeared in the Edinburgh & Leith Post Office Directory 1870-71

Zoom-out and Enlarge the 1870 Edinburgh Map

PLEASE NOTE:  On the large map, you should be able to read all the street names but:

-  you will need to scroll across and down the map.

-  the map may be very slow to load.

 

Edinburgh

Central

The development of Edinburgh can be traced from these maps.  Click on any map to enlarge it.

-  Early 1700s: Neither the Mound nor the Galleries have yet been built. 

-  1830, 1840:  National Gallery and an Earthen Mound

-  1850:  The railway arrives.

-  1860:  A second National Gallery

-  1870:  More railways and a route up the Mound into George IV Bridge.

-  1917, 2001:  The road lay-out as we know it today.

 

 

MAPS:  Full index

Outline Map of the British Isles MAPS: Short Index with thumbnails

 

 

 

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