Around Edinburgh

Stockbridge

Stockbridge lies at the northern edge of Edinburgh New Town
about a mile NW of the centre of Edinburgh

 

Old Pictures and Maps

Engravings

Engraving from 'Modern Athens'  -  hand-coloured  -  St Bernard's Well beside the Water of Leith at Stockbridge

 Engraving in Modern Athens  -  St Bernard's Well beside the Water of Leith at Stockbridge

ENGRAVING - PUBL.1829

Bridge over Water of Leith

Engraving from 'Modern Athens'  -  hand-coloured  -  St Bernard's Well beside the Water of Leith at Stockbridge

 Engraving in 'Modern Athens'  -  St Bernard's Well beside the Water of Leith at Stockbridge

ENGRAVING - PUBL.1829

St Bernard's Well

Reid Terrace, Stockbridge, Edinburgh  -  an engraving based on a photograph by Ross & Pringle

ENGRAVING - 1800s

Stockbridge Colonies  -  Reid Terrace

Postcards

Postcard by R & H Somerville  -  St Bernard's Crescent, Stockbridge, Edinburgh

St Bernard's Crescent

J M Postcard  -  Caledonia Series  -  Stockbriudge Free Library and Fire Station

Hamilton Place

Caledonia Series Postcard by an unidentified publisher  -  North West Circus Place, Stcokbridge, Edinburgh

North West Circus Place

Old Photos

W R & S Ltd photograph from around the early 1900s  -  Stockbridge

Stockbridge - Kerr Street

Al Love's Aunt Nan standing on the bridge at Deanhaugh Street, Stockbridge

Deanhaugh Street - Bridge

Transformer from Bruce Peebles passing through Stockbridge in October 1967 

1964

Boiler Delivery

Transformer from Bruce Peebles passing through Stockbridge in October 1967 

1967

Transformer Delivery

Stockbridge Colonies

Recent Photos

Reid Terrace, Stockbridge, Edinburgh  -  part of Stockbridge Colonies  -  Photograph, 2004

2004

Reid Terrace

Google Street View,  31 + 32 Bell Place, Colonies, Stockbridge  

2016

31+ 32 Bell Place

2009

Reid Terrace

2009

Reid Terrace

2009

Stockbridge Colonies

2009

Footbridge to Bell Place

Other Streets

Please click here to see photos of Raeburn Place taken in October 2009

Bridge Place

 Looking NE from the bridge over the Water of Leith,
 towards the western end of Glenogle Road

Bridge Place at the western end of Glenogle Road.  Glenogle Road leads from Stockbridgge to Canonmills   -  Photo taken early--1900s

 Early 1900s

View from Bridge over Water of Leith

Bridge Place at the western end of Glenogle Road.  Glenogle Road leads from Stockbridgge to Canonmills   -  Photo taken 2011

2011

View from Bridge over Water of Leith

Police Box

Dean Terrace

Police Box at Dean Terrace, Stockbridge  -  2008

2008

Police Box at Dean Terrace, Stockbridge  -  2008

2008

 

Dean Bank Lane

Recent Photos

   

    Looking east across the Water of Leith to the backs of the buildings in Dean Bank Lane, Stockbridge  -  December 2009

2009

Dean Bank Lane

More Streets

Please click here to see photos of Raeburn Place taken in October 2009

 

Fire Brigade

    Stockbridge Fire Dept - Sandra Cochrane's Dad and Fire Engine

Stockbridge Fire Dept

 

Stockbridge Festival

1991

  

St Stephen Street

 

Stockbridge Duck Race

The 20th year  -  Sunday June 29, 2008

Stockbridge Duck Race, Water of Leith, Stockbridge  -  June 29, 2008

Water Wardens take to
the Water of Leith

Stockbridge Duck Race, Water of Leith, Stockbridge  -  June 29, 2008

Ducks are released into
the Water of Leith

Stockbridge Duck Race, Water of Leith, Stockbridge  -  June 29, 2008

Ducks float down
the
Water of Leith - 1

Stockbridge Duck Race, Water of Leith, Stockbridge  -  June 29, 2008

Ducks float down
the
Water of Leith - 2

Stockbridge Duck Race, Water of Leith, Stockbridge  -  June 29, 2008

Water Wardens ensure
no ducks get stuck - 1

Stockbridge Duck Race, Water of Leith, Stockbridge  -  June 29, 2008

Water Wardens ensure
no ducks get stuck -
2

Stockbridge Duck Race, Water of Leith, Stockbridge  -  June 29, 2008

Water Wardens ensure
no ducks get stuck -
3

Stockbridge Duck Race, Water of Leith, Stockbridge  -  June 29, 2008

Recovering ducks
at the end of the race

Stockbridge Duck Race, Water of Leith, Stockbridge  -  June 29, 2008

After the race
Water of Leith

Stockbridge Duck Race, Water of Leith, Stockbridge  -  June 29, 2008

Drinks in  the
Water of Leith - 1

Stockbridge Duck Race, Water of Leith, Stockbridge  -  June 29, 2008

Drinks in  the
Water of Leith - 2

Stockbridge Duck Race, Water of Leith, Stockbridge  -  June 29, 2008

Drinks in  the
Water of Leith - 3

Please click here to read more about the Stockbridge Duck Race 2008

 

Antony Gormley Statue

in the Water of Leith at Stockbridge

One of the live-size cast iron figures in the artwork '6 Times' by Antony Gormley.  The statues are sited, most in the Water of Leith, between the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art and Leith Docks         One of the live-size cast iron figures in the artwork '6 Times' by Antony Gormley.  The statues are sited, most in the Water of Leith, between the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art and Leith Docks

 

Hamilton Place

  Former Fire Station in Henderson Row  -  early photograph

Stockbridge Fire Station

  Photograph by Ian Scott  -  Former Fire Station in Hamilton Place  -  photographed 1965

Former Stockbridge Fire Station

Old Car parked outsideThe St Stephen's Motor & Cycle Depot, 10 Hamilton Place, Stockbridge

Around 1912

10 Hamilton Place

St Stephen's Motor & Cycle Depot

Shop at 10 Hamilton Place, Stockbridge  -  Photographed July 3, 2010

2010

10 Hamilton Place

Ladies' Boutique

 

St Stephen Street

24 St Stephen Street, Stockbridge  -  The Property Shop + The 'Proper Tea' Shop

2013

'Property Shop' + 'Proper Tea Shop' !
24 St Stephen Street

   Confectioners Shop at 51 St Stephen Street, Stockbridge

Early 1900s

51 St Stephen Street

  RM Art Shop at 51 St Stephen Street, Stockbridge  

2009

51 St Stephen Street

St Stephen Street Shops  -  more photos

 

Looking down on

Stockbridge

from the tower of St Stephen's Church

View from the top of the tower at St Stephen's Church, Stockbridge, looking NW - 2010

2010

View from the top of the tower at St Stephen's Church, Stockbridge, looking NW - 2010

2010

View from the top of the tower at St Stephen's Church, Stockbridge, looking west to Stockbridge - 2010

2010

 

Looking down on

Circus Lane and St Stephen Street

from the tower of St Stephen's Church

View from the roof of St Stephen's Church Tower, looking to the west

1996

View from the roof of St Stephen's Church Tower, looking to the west

1996

View from the top of the tower at St Stephen's Church, Stockbridge, looking west - 2010

2010

View from the top of the tower at St Stephen's Church, Stockbridge, looking west - 2010

2010

 

'Leafmen' beside the Water of Leith

These appeared in November 2010.  It is not known who created them.

Leaf figure beside the Water of Leith between Stockbridge, neat St Bernard's Bridge, between Stockbridge and St Bernard's Well

Nov 2010

Leaf figure beside the Water of Leith between Stockbridge, neat St Bernard's Bridge, between Stockbridge and St Bernard's Well

Nov 2010

Leaf figure beside the Water of Leith between Stockbridge, neat St Bernard's Bridge, between Stockbridge and St Bernard's Well

Nov 2010

Leaf figure beside the Water of Leith between Stockbridge, neat St Bernard's Bridge, between Stockbridge and St Bernard's Well

Nov 2010

Leaf figure beside the Water of Leith between Stockbridge, neat St Bernard's Bridge, between Stockbridge and St Bernard's Well

Nov 2010

Leaf figure beside the Water of Leith between Stockbridge, neat St Bernard's Bridge, between Stockbridge and St Bernard's Well

Nov 2010

Leaf figure beside the Water of Leith between Stockbridge, neat St Bernard's Bridge, between Stockbridge and St Bernard's Well

Nov 2010

Leaf figure beside the Water of Leith between Stockbridge, neat St Bernard's Bridge, between Stockbridge and St Bernard's Well

Nov 2010

Leaf figure beside the Water of Leith between Stockbridge, neat St Bernard's Bridge, between Stockbridge and St Bernard's Well

Nov 2010

Leaf figure beside the Water of Leith between Stockbridge, neat St Bernard's Bridge, between Stockbridge and St Bernard's Well

zoom-out

Nov 2010

'Leafmen'  -  Background

 

More Stockbridge Streets:    St Vincent Place

More Stockbridge Shops:    Raeburn Place

 

Maps

Edinburgh  -  1844  -  Map produced for the Society for the Dissemination of Useful Knowledge  -  Section F

1844 map

Aerial Photograph  -  2001  -  Section F

2001 aerial view

 

Recollections:  Stockbridge

More photos:  Around Edinburgh

 

 

 

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