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
1830, 1840: National
Gallery and an Earthen Mound
1850: The railway
1860: A second National
1870: More railways and
a route up the Mound into George IV Bridge.
1917, 2001: The
road lay-out as we know it today.