Methodist Chapel

Nicolson Square


Engraving from Modern Athens - published 1829

Methodist Chapel  -  Nicolson Square

Engraving in 'Modern Athens'  -  The Methodist Chapel in Nicholson Square

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Drawn by Thomas H Shepherd

Engraved by S Lacey


Methodist Chapel

The Methodist Chapel was erected in Nicolson Square in 1814.

The book Modern Athens describes it as being about 80 feet in length by 60 feet wide, giving a general effect that is picturesque and pleasing, set amongst the shrubberies of the adjacent gardens, the square with its plantations, enclosure, &c.

[Modern Athens]

Nicolson Square lies about 3/4 mile to the south of the East End of Princes Street.  It is  beside the road that leads into Edinburgh from the south, past Edinburgh University and across South Bridge and North Bridge to Princes Street.

 Engraving in 'Modern Athens'  -  Edinburgh University in the South Bridge



Engravings from Modern Athens  -  Published 1829

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