Maps of Central Edinburgh

Edinburgh Castle

National Galleries

St Giles Church

   Edinburgh in the early 1700s  -  east section of map

Early 1700s

   Edinburgh in the early 1700s  -  east section of map

Early 1700s

Edinburgh map  -  1830

1830

Edinburgh map  -  1840

1840

Edinburgh map  -  1850

1850

Edinburgh map  -  1860

1860

Edinburgh map  -  1870

1870

Edinburgh map  -  1917

1917

Aerial View of Edinburgh  -  2001

2001

Edinburgh aerial photo  -  2001  -  zoomed out

2001 zoom-out

The Art Galleries and the Offices of The Free Church of Scotland.

2001 zoom-in

 

     Maps of Edinburgh Castle, National Galleries and St Giles Church  -  1830 to 2001

All maps - 1830 to 2001

   Key to map of Edinburgh Castle, National Galleries and St Giles Church  -  1870

Key

 

The development of Edinburgh can be traced from these maps.  Click on any map to enlarge it.

-  Early 1700s: Neither the Mound nor the Galleries have yet been built. 

-  1830, 1840:  National Gallery and an Earthen Mound

-  1850:  The railway arrives.

-  1860:  A second National Gallery

-  1870:  More railways and a route up the Mound into George IV Bridge.

-  1917, 2001:  The road lay-out as we know it today.

 

 

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