Edinburgh

Dumbiedykes

 

Early Maps

   Map of part of Dumbiedykes including the Deaf & Dumb Academy after which the district was named

c. 1820

Area around Arthur Street

  

c. 1821

Dumbiedykes and surrounding area

 

Engraving showing the position of Dumbiedykes

Looking down on Edinburgh from the north  -  An 1868 engraving

View from the north

Looking down on Edinburgh from the north  -  An 1868 engraving  -  with captions

View from the north  -  with key

 

Sketch

Sketch showing the water tank at the end of Arthur Street -  1940s

Arthur Street and Water Tank

 

Maps and Aerial Photograph

Edinburgh  -  1844  -  Map produced for the Society for the Dissemination of Uesful Knowledge  -  Section P

1844

Edinburgh Map  -  1925  -  Section P

1925

Aerial Photograph  -  2001  -  Section P

2001

Please click on any of the images above.  All three will appear on the same page.

 

Maps and Aerial Photograph

Edinburgh and Leith map, 1925  -  Dumbiedykes and St Leonard's

1925

Edinburgh and Leith map, 1925  -  The area around Arthur Street, Dumbiedykes

zoom-in  1925

Edinburgh and Leith map, 1940  -  Dumbiedykes and St Leonards  section

1940

Link to 1852 Map

Thank you to Bob Henderson for telling me about this map.

Bob wrote:

Dumbiedykes under Construction

"In my search for more information about St Pat's school, I found this 1852 map.  It shows that Arthur Street, Westy and Middly had been built, but there was not yet an Eastie, any of the Prospects or any buildings near Dumbiedykes Road.

Bob Henderson, Burdiehouse, Edinburgh:  January 15, 2011

Please click on the link below to view this map on the NLS web site.   (Hold down the space bar and use the left mouse button to scroll around the map.)

Dumbiedykes  -  1852 map

 

MAPS:  Full index

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

 

   

 

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