Section C

1844 - 1925 - 2001


1844 Map

Edinburgh  -  1844  -  Map Produced for the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge  -  Section C

  Reproduced by courtesy of Steve Batrick, Ross-on-Wye

 Whole Map:  Key   No key            Move:   Left   Right   Up   Down          Aerial View 2001

1925 Map

Edinburgh map  -  1925  -  Section C

Peter Stubbs  Please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk for permission to reproduce

2001 Aerial View

Aerial View of Edinburgh  -  2001  -  Section C

  Copyright: XYZ Digital Map Company LimitedClick here for details of web site.


Claremont Crescent (upper left) can be seen clearly in both the maps and on the aerial photo.  Just opposite Claremont Crescent is Broughton Hall.

Most of this area of the city was still at the design stage when the 1844 map was produced.

Housing, forming part of the 'Second New Town of Edinburgh', was built in the Claremont Street and Bellevue Road areas, running diagonally from lower left to upper centre in the photo.

Little can be seen on the 1844 map of the proposed lay-out of the remainder of this area, except around Hope Crescent, now Hopetoun Crescent (lower right).

Much of this area has been used for industry, including a Lothian Region Bus Depot (lower centre) but over the last three years (to 2002) more housing has been built to replace some of the industrial buildings in the lower right corner.

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Maps of Edinburgh Today

For maps of Edinburgh (and elsewhere in Britain) today, I suggest using the Multimap web pages.

Please click here to open a window of the Multimap web site.  The Multimap site  can display maps to match post-codes, and also has links to web-cams in Edinburgh.