This view looks down from Granton Road, over
backs of the houses on the south side of Wardie Square,
to Granton Eastern Harbour and the
Breakwater on a fine
On the left-hand side of the picture are Granton
Middle Pier, and Western Breakwater with a little of Granton
Western Harbour just visible between them.
The Firth of Forth and the hills of Fife can be
seen in the background.
This photograph above was taken from
close to the middle lamp post, behind the tram in this picture,
looking to the right, down the bank from Granton Road to the
houses in Wardie Square.
I have been told by a
former resident of Wardie Square (1972 to 1994), now living in Ho Chi Minh City,
Vietnam, who used to spend a lot of time playing on Granton Beach and
climbing trees on the land sloping down from Granton Road to
Wardie Square, in the foreground of the larger picture above used to be known by the kids as the
'Nanny Park', apparently because nanny goats used to be kept