in the Old Town of
Al Lorentzen, Inverness,
The Vennel runs down the
hill beside George
Heriot's school, running towards the north into the
This view looks down the steps towards the
Grassmarket. Part of the ramparts of Edinburgh Castle can be seen in
the background at the top of the picture.
Thank you to Al Lorentzen for allowing me to
reproduce his photograph above. Al tells me that this photo would
have been taken in the 1980s.***
Al Lorentzen, Inverness, Illinois, USA, (RAF Kirknewton 1959-62): November 7, 2010
*** Please also see Reply 1 below
Thank you to David Broatch for commenting on the date of the photo of No.1
Vennel, at the top of this page.
and restored the north side of Brown's Place, and created
No.1 Vennel, the lower flat, together
with Civil Engineer Phil Summerfield. David
carried out this work while he was an architecture student in Edinburgh in
This is how the building was when I bought it:
- bricked up
parapet gutter stolen."
This photo, taken by Al
Lorentzen, is earlier than the 1980s; probably about 1970."
David Broatch, New Zealand (since 1977):
July 1, 2014