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A selection of my photographs, many from Edinburgh throughout the year.   Also photos from Scotland, London, Iceland, Italy, Hong Kong and elsewhere     Many old maps of Edinburgh (Old Town, New Town, while City), Leith and Newhaven.  Includes several old transport maps and a comparison of old maps with recent aerial photos.   Old engravings, mailly of Edinburgh scenes.  Some from the 1820s, some from the 1890s,  some others - includes many hand-coloured examples from the 1820s.   News from Edinburgh today  -  Events, Collections, Buildings and Gardens, Transport   This site includes     1. Post card portraits taken in studios in Edinburgh:    2. Post card views either takeen/published by Ediburgh photographers or views of Edinburgh, or both.y Edinburgh    Views of Edinburgh, grouped into three sections:     1. Street views:    2. Buildings:    3. Around Edinburgh   Views of transport around Edinburgh  -  Horse drawn trams and buses, cable cars, electric trams, buses and a few railway photos.  Also several maps of Edinburgh's bus and tram routes.   Links to pages with Photos of Groups   Frequently Asked Questions

  Summary of the updates added to this site each month since the site was launched   Links to Dumbiedykes pages  Link to Granton pages  Link to Leith pages   Link to Newhaven pages   Links to Portobello pages   Link to My Recent Talks

 

Gracemount

SE Edinbrugh

 

Gracemount High School

1950s

Gracemount Secondary School  -  Christmas Decorations, 1958

Christmas Decorations, 1958

Gracemount Secondary School

Gracemount Secondary School  -  Christmas Party Group, 1959

Christmas Party Group, 1959

Gracemount Secondary School

Gracemount High School, 1955

1959

Gracemount High School

 

Gracemount High School

2003

Panoramic Photo of Gracemount High School Entrance

Gracemount High School Entrance
Panorama

The 4 photos below all appear on the same page.  Once you have clicked on one of them, please scroll up and down the page to see the others.

Gracemount High School Open Evening for Former Pupils - held in July 2003, before the school closed for demolition  -  The Gym

Gym

Gracemount High School Open Evening for Former Pupils - held in July 2003, before the school closed for demolition

Dining Room

Gracemount High School Open Evening for Former Pupils - held in July 2003, before the school closed for demolition  -  The Library

Library

Gracemount High School Open Evening for Former Pupils - held in July 2003, before the school closed for demolitionv -  The Woodwork Room

Woodwork Room

 

Gracemount

2009

Balmwell Restaurant, Gracemount

Balmwell

Balmwell Restaurant, Gracemount - St Catherine's Well in the grounds

Balm Well of
St Catherine

Gatehouse to Balmwell Restaurant and the grounds containing St Catherine's Balm Well

Gatehouse to Bramwell Restaurant and the Bram Well of St Catherine

Garvald Court, Gracemount  -  High rise flats, 2009 - soon to be demolished

High Rise Flats
Garvald Court

Garvald Court, Gracemount  -  High rise flats, 2009 - soon to be demolished

High Rise Flats
Garvald Court

Fala Court and Soutra Court, Gracemount  -  High rise flats, 2009 - soon to be demolished

High Rise Flats
Fala Court and Soutra Court

 

One Day before the Demolition of the Gracemount Flats

October 24, 2009

In all the photos below, the high rise flats are named, left to right

Gracemount High Rise  Flats, SE Edinburgh  -  October 24, 2009 - One day before Demolition

Garvald Court
Fala Court
Soutra Court

Gracemount High Rise  Flats, SE Edinburgh  -  October 24, 2009 - One day before Demolition

Liberton Hospital
Fala Court
Soutra Court

Gracemount High Rise  Flats, SE Edinburgh  -  October 24, 2009 - One day before Demolition

Garvald Court
Scots Pine
Telegraph Pole
Soutra Court

Gracemount High Rise  Flats, SE Edinburgh  -  October 24, 2009 - One day before Demolition

Garvald Court
Soutra Court
(in background)
Fala Court

Gracemount High Rise  Flats, SE Edinburgh  -  October 24, 2009 - One day before Demolition

Fala Court
Garvald Court
(in background)
Soutra Court

Gracemount High Rise  Flats, SE Edinburgh  -  October 24, 2009 - One day before Demolition

Soutra Court
Fala Court
Garvald Court

Gracemount High Rise  Flats, SE Edinburgh  -  October 24, 2009 - One day before Demolition

Soutra Court
Lifestyle Shop
Fala Court

Gracemount High Rise  Flats, SE Edinburgh  -  October 24, 2009 - One day before Demolition

Soutra Court
Supersave Shop
Fala Court
Lifestyle Shop

Gracemoun tHigh Rise  Flats, SE Edinburgh  -  October 24, 2009 - One day before Demolition

Soutra Court
Lifestyle Shop
Fala Court

Gracemount High Rise  Flats, SE Edinburgh  -  October 24, 2009 - One day before Demolition 

Fala Court (part)
Soutra Court
Children's Playground

Gracemount High Rise  Flats, SE Edinburgh  -  October 24, 2009 - One day before Demolition 

Soutra Court
Children's Playground

Gracemount High Rise  Flats, SE Edinburgh  -  October 24, 2009 - One day before Demolition

Garvald Court
Fala Court
Children's Playground

Gracemount High Rise  Flats, SE Edinburgh  -  October 24, 2009 - One day before Demolition

Soutra Court
Fala Court

Gracemount High Rise  Flats, SE Edinburgh  -  October 24, 2009 - One day before Demolition

Garvald Court
Soutra Court
St Katherine's Crescent

Gracemount High Rise  Flats, SE Edinburgh  -  October 24, 2009 - One day before Demolition

Garvald Court
Soutra Court
(almost hidden)
Fala Court

Gracemount High Rise  Flats, SE Edinburgh  -  October 24, 2009 - One day before Demolition

Fala Court

Gracemount High Rise  Flats, SE Edinburgh  -  October 24, 2009 - One day before Demolition

Garvald Court

Gracemount High Rise  Flats, SE Edinburgh  -  October 24, 2009 - One day before Demolition

Garvald Court
Fala Court
Soutra Court
(behind the trees)

Gracemount High Rise  Flats, SE Edinburgh  -  October 24, 2009 - One day before Demolition

Liberton Hospital
Fala Court
Soutra Court

Gracemount High Rise  Flats, SE Edinburgh  -  October 24, 2009 - One day before Demolition

Soutra Court
Children's Swings

Gracemount High Rise  Flats, SE Edinburgh  -  October 24, 2009 - One day before Demolition

Fala Court
Soutra Court

Demolition Day  -   Gracemount Flats

October 25, 2009

Gracemount Flats, SE Edinburgh  -  Demolition Day October 25, 2009

95 minutes
before demolition

Gracemount Flats, SE Edinburgh  -  Demolition Day October 25, 2009

90 minutes
before demolition

Gracemount Flats, SE Edinburgh  -  Demolition Day October 25, 2009

20 minutes
before demolition

Gracemount Flats, SE Edinburgh  -  Demolition Day October 25, 2009

Demolition Time

Gracemount Flats, SE Edinburgh  -  Demolition Day October 25, 2009

Demolition +5 seconds

Gracemount Flats, SE Edinburgh  -  Demolition Day October 25, 2009

Demolition +9 seconds

Gracemount Flats, SE Edinburgh  -  Demolition Day October 25, 2009

Demolition +11 seconds

Gracemount Flats, SE Edinburgh  -  Demolition Day October 25, 2009

Demolition +13 seconds

Gracemount Flats, SE Edinburgh  -  Demolition Day October 25, 2009

Demolition +15 seconds

Gracemount Flats, SE Edinburgh  -  Demolition Day October 25, 2009

Demolition +90 seconds
Going Home

 

Demolition of the Gracemount Flats

Photos taken by Janice McGrath

October 25, 2009

Gracemount Flats, SE Edinburgh  -  Demolition, Oct 2009

Before Demolition

Gracemount Flats, SE Edinburgh  -  Demolition, Oct 2009

Demolition 1

Gracemount Flats, SE Edinburgh  -  Demolition, Oct 2009

Demolition 2

Gracemount Flats, SE Edinburgh  -  Demolition, Oct 2009

Demolition 3

Gracemount Flats, SE Edinburgh  -  Demolition, Oct 2009

Demolition 4

Gracemount Flats, SE Edinburgh  -  Demolition, Oct 2009

After Demolition

 

Google Earth Images

Google Earth  -  Liberton and Gracemount

Aerial View

High Rise Flats

Liberton and Gracemount

Google Earth  -  Liberton and Gracemount

Aerial View

High Rise Flats

Liberton and Gracemount

 

Recollections

Photos - Around Edinburgh

 

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Links to Other Pages

EdinPhoto - Home Page  Please send me an e-mail ...  with your questions, comments, suggestions or news.   At any time, you can search for a word  -  perhaps a photographer's name or a photographic topic.  The search will produce a list of pages on the EdinPhoto web site where this word appears.     At any time, you can search for a word  -  perhaps a photographer's name or a photographic topic.  The search will produce a list of pages on the EdinPhoto web site where this word appears.  

Photographs and Other Images  -  These include portraits of photographers  -  photographic outings -  Princes Street views  -  Newhaven Fishwives  -  etc.  Early Photography in Edinburgh  -  Talbot, Brewster, Hill & Adamson, Early Professional Photographers in Princes Street, etc.  Professional Photographers in Edinburgh  -  1840 to 1940  -  Their names, dates of business and studio addresses.  The Photographic Society of Scotland  -  1856 to 1873  -  Lectures, Exhibitions, Outings, etc.  The History of Edinburgh Photographic Society  -  1861 to date  -  Lectures, Exhibitions, Outings, Poems, etc.  EPS Publications - EPS Handwritten Records  -  Photographic Journals  -  Trade Directories  -  Books  -  etc.  Thanks to all who have encouraged and supported me in creating the EdinPhoto web site  -  including descendants of photographers  -  researchers  -  providers of photographs and other material  Background notes on the research thal led up to the creation of this site  -   together with lists of new material added to the site since its launch.  Brief comments on how this site might be used  -  Just browsing?  -  Seeking specific information?  Please add your questions, suggestions or other comments to the Guest Book.  Links to other web sites  -  Photographic Societies  -  Photographic History  -  Family History  -  etc.  Click here to find the link to the Edinburgh Photogrpahic Society web site.

 

A selection of my photographs, many from Edinburgh throughout the year.   Also photos from Scotland, London, Iceland, Italy, Hong Kong and elsewhere     Many old maps of Edinburgh (Old Town, New Town, while City), Leith and Newhaven.  Includes several old transport maps and a comparison of old maps with recent aerial photos.   Old engravings, mailly of Edinburgh scenes.  Some from the 1820s, some from the 1890s,  some others - includes many hand-coloured examples from the 1820s.   News from Edinburgh today  -  Events, Collections, Buildings and Gardens, Transport   This site includes     1. Post card portraits taken in studios in Edinburgh:    2. Post card views either takeen/published by Ediburgh photographers or views of Edinburgh, or both.y Edinburgh    Views of Edinburgh, grouped into three sections:     1. Street views:    2. Buildings:    3. Around Edinburgh   Views of transport around Edinburgh  -  Horse drawn trams and buses, cable cars, electric trams, buses and a few railway photos.  Also several maps of Edinburgh's bus and tram routes.   Links to pages with Photos of Groups   Frequently Asked Questions

  Summary of the updates added to this site each month since the site was launched   Links to Dumbiedykes pages  Link to Granton pages  Link to Leith pages   Link to Newhaven pages   Links to Portobello pages   Link to My Recent Talks