of figures along the Water of Leith has increased in recent years.
1. A statue of Hygieia, the Greek goddess of Health, has
stood in the temple above St Bernard's Well since 1791. The original
statue was replaced by this one in 1888:
2. There is a statue to Sandy Irvine Robertson (1942-1999),
seated on a public bench, beside the Water of Leith near the Malmaison
Hotel, close to the swing bridge where the Water of Leith enters Leith
3. In June 2010, six statues by Anthony Gormley were places
along the Water of Leith between the Scottish National Gallery of Modern
Art and Leith Docks.
4. In November 2010, 'leafmen' began to appear along the
Water of Leith, one near Belford Bridge and others near St Bernard's
Bridge, between Stockbridge and St Bernard's Well