Parliament House


Engraving from Modern Athens - published 1829

Parliament House  -  The Royal Mile

Engraving in 'Modern Athens'  -  Parliament House in the Royal Mile

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Drawn by Thomas H Shepherd

Engraved by W Watkins


Parliament House

Parliament House is situated to the west of St Giles church, part of which can be seen on the right in this engraving.

It was used by the Court of Session, the Supreme Criminal Court of Scotland and several other Courts.

Fires destroyed several very high buildings in this area of Edinburgh in the early 19th century.

[Modern Athens]



Engravings from Modern Athens  -  Published 1829

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