George Street


Engraving from Modern Athens - published 1829

George Street  -  looking towards St Andrew's Church and Melville Monument

Engraving from 'Modern Athens'  -  hand-coloured  -  St Andrew's Church at the East End of George Street

  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Ian Smith


Drawn by Thomas H Shepherd

Engraved by T Barber


St Andrew's Church appears as on this map



George Street  -  St Andrew's Church and Melville Monument

This view looks to the east along George Street towards:

-   Melville Monument in the centre of St Andrew Square

 Engraving from 'Modern Athens'  -  East Side of St Andrew Square

-   St Andrew's Church is now St Andrew & St George's Church.  It was from here that the ministers walked out in the Disruption of 1843, to form the Free Church of Scotland.

DO Hill's oil painting of The Disruption


Engravings from Modern Athens  -  Published 1829

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