Dumbiedykes  Photos

Dumbiedykes is on the western edge of Holyrood Park.  Read about the name here.

Streets

A - G

including Survey Photographs  c.1959

Colour Photographs  c.1961-63 and 2004 onwards, and other photos

Streets A - G          Streets H - R          Streets S - Z

Map

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

 

Arthur Place

Dumbiedykes Survey Photograph - 1959  - Arthur Place  -  Mid and East Tenement Ends

Dumbiedykes Survey Photograph - 1959  -  Between Mid and West Arthur Place Dumbiedykes Survey Photograph - 1959  -  Between Mid and West Arthur Place

 

Arthur Street

1910s

   Shop at the foot of Arthur Street  -  Aitchison Greengrocer.  Photo possibly taken just before World War 1.

Aitchison, Greengrocer

David Drysdale and his horse and cart at Broxburn, West Lothian,around 1910 -  before moving to his shop at 21 Arthur Street, West Lothian.

David Drysdale

(before moving to Edinburgh)

c1920

Thomas Cullen's Shop at 37 Arthur Street, around 1920

Thomas Cullen's - Confectioner

1930s

David Drysdale and his daughter outside his baker's shop at 21 Arthur Street, around 1937

David Drysdale, Baker's Shop

1950s

Dumbiedykes Survey Photograph - 1959  - Arthur Street with lemonade lorry

Tizer Lorry

Dumbiedykes Survey Photograph - 1959  -  Prospect Place

The Scotchie

Coal Lorry accident at the foot of Arthur Street

Accident, Arthur Street

1960s

Photographs of Dumbiedykes around 1961-63  -   Arthur Street Brae

Photographs of Dumbiedykes around 1961-63  -   Arthur Street  -  Final stages of demolition `

Arthur Street, East Arthur Place and a Tizer Lorry - 1960s

Tizer Lorry (again)

2000s

Cobbles at the top of Arthur Street, now named New Arthur Place

 

Beaumont Place

Dumbiedykes Survey Photograph - 1959  -  Demolition of Beaumont Place

Demolition

Dumbiedykes Survey Photograph - 1959  -  Demolition of the Penny Tenement in Beaumont Place

After demolition

Inspecting the damage at Beaumont Place and Dalrymple Place  -  November 1959 

Beside the Penny Tenement

Dumbiedykes Survey Photograph - 1959  -  Beaumond Place after the demolition

After demolition

See also:  Edinburgh Old Town Recollections  -  'The Penny Tenement'

 

Brown Street

2006

Brown Street, Dumbiedykes  -  Photograph 1006

 

Carnegie Street

Dumbiedykes Survey Photograph - 1959  -  Carn egie Street, West End

Dumbiedykes Survey Photograph - 1959  -  Carn egie Street,Nos 26-34

Inside No 35 Carnegie Street

Dumbiedykes Survey Photograph - 1959  -  Inside No 35 Carnegie Street

Inside No 35 Carnegie Street

 

Davie Street and Davie Street School

Davie Street, Dumbiedykes, around 1963

 

Davie Street Primary School

Dumbiedykes Survey Photograph - 1959  -  Davie Street School

Davie Street Primary School  -  July 2008

 

Dalrymple Place

Inspecting the damage at Beaumont Place and Dalrymple Place  -  November 1959

 

Deaconess Hospital

Pleasance

Dumbiedykes Survey Photograph - 1959  -  Deaconess Hospital

 

Deaconess Hospital, Pleasance  -  July 2008

Deaconess Hospital, Pleasance  -  July 2008

Photograph taken in Edinburgh, 1960  -  Where is it?

 

 Dumbiedykes Road

Dumbiedykes Survey Photograph - 1959  -  Looking to the north down Dumbiedykes Roadedykes Road

Dumbiedykes District  -  Dumbiedykes Road from the front of Prospect Place  -  1959

Dumbiedykes Survey Photograph - 1959  -  The corner of Dumbiedykes Road and Heriot Mount

Demolition of 134-138 Dumbiedykes Road

Demolition of 134-135 Dumbiedykes Road

Demolition of 134-135 Dumbiedykes Road

Day Nursery at 69 Dumbiedykes Road

Demolition of 134-138 Dumbiedykes Road

Day Nursery at 69 Dumbiedykes Road

Dumbiedykes Survey Photographs  -  1959 Survey  -  Dumbiedykes Road

Photographs of Dumbiedykes around 1961-63  -   Dumbiedykes Road

Photographs of Dumbiedykes around 1961-63  -   Heriot Mount and Dumbiedykes

Pat Ramage on the Second Balcony at 34 Dumbiedykes Road, around 1955

Three workers from William Waugh, Metal Merchants, 6 and 8, Dumbiedykes Road

Dumbiedykes Road  -  no traffic, just a pram.

Elizabeth Bottomley and Jean Aithie on the Green outside 42 Dumbiedykes Road in the mid-1950s

The Big Green, seen from the greens in front of 'The Balconies', Dumbiedykes Road

Looking towards 'The Plantations' from Dumbiedykes Road after 'The Brickies' had been demolished.

Linda Graham, aged 4, standing on the steps to the houses in Dumbiedykes Road, near the 'Big Green'

Looking down on Dumbiedykes from a path through Holyrood Park leading from James Clark's School

Kenny Blackwood and Brian Gilhooley at 41 Dumbiedykes Road around 1955

2006 - 2008

Dumbiedykes Road

Dumbiedykes Road from Viewcraig Street  -  April 2006

Looking to the east to the backs of the homes in Dumbiedykes Road, and beyond to Salisbury Crags in Holyrood Park

The Entrance to Holyrood Park from Dumbiedykes Road

The Braidwood Centre, 69 Dumbiedykes Road -  Photographed 2008 

 

East Adam Street

Photographs of Dumbiedykes around 1961-63  -   East Adam Street

 

East Arthur Place

East Arthur Place being demolished - 1961

East Arthur Place being demolished - 1961

East Arthur Place being demolished - 1961

Photograph of Tommy Valance, Jimmy Broadbent and Bella Gold (nee McMillan) in East Arthur Place, Dumbiedykes, 1958

Photograph of Tommy Valance, Jimmy Broadbent and Bella Gold (nee McMillan) in East Arthur Place, Dumbiedykes, 1958

Arthur Street, East Arthur Place and a Tizer Lorry - 1960s

 

 Forbes Street

Dumbiedykes District  -  Forbes Street  -  1959

Dumbiedykes District  -  Forbes Street  -  1959

Dumbiedykes District  -  Forbes Street  -  1959

Forbes Street, Dumbiedykes, around 1956

Recollections of  Forbes Street

 

 

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