Edinburgh New Town   -   Robert Kirkwood Map

First New Town

East Section


First New Town  (East Section)

including St Andrew's Square

Detail from map of Edinburgh New Town  -  Kirkwood, 1819  -  First New Town (east section) 

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First New Town

East Section

   Detail from an aerial map of Edinburgh  -  XYZ Digital Map Co, 2001  -  Edinburgh New Town, east section

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The First New Town of Edinburgh includes the regular pattern of streets bounded by:

-  Princes Street (to the south)

-  Queen Street (to the north)

-  Charlotte Square (to the west)

-  St Andrew Square (to the east)

This section of the map runs approximately from Hanover Street to beyond St Andrew Square.

The railway has not yet arrived in Princes Street Gardens and the Scott Monument has not yet been built.  There is a diagonal path running through East Princes Street Gardens, marked 'New Road to Markets'.


Kirkwood Map  -  1819

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