Moray Place


Engraving from Modern Athens - published 1829

Moray Place  -  part of the New Town of Edinburgh

Engraving from 'Modern Athens'  -  hand-coloured  -  Moray Place

  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Ian Smith


Drawn by Thomas H Shepherd

Engraver not named



Moray Place

Moray Place is one of several circles of housing forming part of Edinburgh's New Town.  It is situated about half a mile to the north of the West End of Princes Street.

The book, Modern Athens, wrote in 1829:  

"Its houses are of a very splendid character, and embrace every description of domestic accommodation."



Engravings from Modern Athens  -  Published 1829

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