View to the SE from the tower of

St Stephen's Church

St Vincent Street, Stockbridge

Looking to the SE  -  2010

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

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                 Photograph taken:  August 12, 2010

 

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

 

View  from the tower of

St Stephen's Church

The View

This view looks to the SE from the tower of St Stephen's church, over the roofs of the New Town of Edinburgh, towards Arthur's Seat, the 823ft high extinct volcano about two miles away in Holyrood Park.

- The road running diagonally across the centre of this photo from lower-left to upper right is Dundas Street.

- The street in the foreground, leading from Dundas Street to the lower-right corner of the photo is Great King Street

-  Landmarks on the skyline can be seen on the above photo -  and  seen more clearly by clicking on the thumbnail above.

They are,  from left to right:

National Monument, Calton Hill.

Nelson Monument, Calton Hill.

St James Centre, shopping and office complex.

Scottish National Portrait Gallery, undergoing restoration, shrouded in green.

- Clock tower of the Balmoral Hotel, formerly the North British Hotel, at the east end of Princes Street.

- Arthur's Seat in Holyrood Park, rising behind the Scottish National Portrait Gallery and clock tower of the Balmoral Hotel.

Melville Monument in the centre of St Andrew Square.

- Salisbury Crags in Holyrood Park, behind the Balmoral Hotel tower and Melville Monument

Zoom-out

Please click on the thumbnail image below to zoom-out and see more of the streets of Edinburgh New Town, and the sun shining on Arthur's Seat:

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

 

St Stephen's Church

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