Edinburgh

Section A

1844 - 1925 - 2001

Inverleith Park

1844 Map

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

  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 A

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

2001 Aerial View

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

Inverleith Park

Along the bottom of these maps and the aerial view is Comely Bank road, running to through Comely Bank (bottom left) towards Stockbridge (bottom right) and on to the centre of Edinburgh.

Beneath the legend on the 1844 map is the south west corner of Inverleith Park.  This can be seen on the aerial view above, with its   allotments (upper left) and boating lake (lower centre).

Sailing of model boats on the pond in Inverleith Park has been a popular activity for many decades.  The President of Edinburgh Model Boat Club tells me that his members still sail on the pond 'as long as the water is liquid' and that model yacht clubs also still sail on the pond [Dec 2004]

 

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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.

 

 

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