George Heriot's School

This 17C Renaissance building is laid out symmetrically around a central courtyard - a design that is typical of a great number of early Renaissance style buildings, and abounds in decorative stone sculptures and ornamental stripes.

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Lauriston Place

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National Museum of Scotland
National Museum of Scotland
Two adjoining buildings make up the
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Greyfriars Church and Churchyard
Greyfriars Church and Churchyard
The National Covenant was signed (1638)
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Chambers Street
Chambers Street
When lord-provost Chambers ordered the
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Grassmarket
Grassmarket
A space enclosed with a fence marks the
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Cowgate
Cowgate
Situated beyond the confines of the
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George Square
George Square
This square designed around 1760 which
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Greyfriars Church and Churchyard
Greyfriars Church and Churchyard
The National Covenant was signed (1638)
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Chambers Street
Chambers Street
When lord-provost Chambers ordered the
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Grassmarket
Grassmarket
A space enclosed with a fence marks the
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National Museum of Scotland
National Museum of Scotland
Two adjoining buildings make up the
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Greyfriars Church and Churchyard
Greyfriars Church and Churchyard
The National Covenant was signed (1638)
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Old College and Talbot Rice Gallery
Old College and Talbot Rice Gallery
Designed by Robert Adam in 1789, the old
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