Edinburgh, Waterloo Place, Old Calton Burial Ground

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Alternative Names Calton Old Burial Ground; Regent Road, Calton Old Burial Ground And Monuments, Including Screen Walls To Waterloo Place
Site Type BURIAL GROUND (18TH CENTURY)
Canmore ID 117126
Site Number NT27SE 1331
NGR NT 26042 74023
Council EDINBURGH, CITY OF
Parish EDINBURGH (EDINBURGH, CITY OF)
Former Region LOTHIAN
Former District CITY OF EDINBURGH
Former County MIDLOTHIAN
Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Architectural Notes

NT27SE 1331.00 26042 74023

NT27SE 1331.01 26051 74007 Obelisk
NT27SE 1331.02 26029 74013 Hume Monument
NT27SE 1331.03 26032 74019 American Civil War Memorial
NT27SE 1331.04 26033 74083 Burial Ground North Section

Architect of Robert Burn Tomb: William Burn 1816.
(Undated) information in NMRS.

Notes and Activities

Archaeological Notes

NT27SE 1331.00 26042 74023 and 26033 74083
[North Section separated from main Burial Ground by construction of Waterloo Place].

Calton Old Burial Ground [NAT] (at NT 26048 74033 and NT 26033 74083)
OS (GIS) MasterMap, October 2009.

NT27SE 1331.01 NT 26051 74007 Obelisk
NT27SE 1331.02 NT 26029 74013 Hume Monument
NT27SE 1331.03 NT 26032 74019 American Civil War Memorial
NT27SE 1331.04 NT 26033 74083 Burial Ground North Section

INVENTORY OF GRAVEYARD AND CEMETERY SITES IN SCOTLAND REFERENCE:
N.B. This reference applies collectively to NT27SE 1331.00 and NT27SE 1331.04
Address: Calton Old Burial Ground, Waterloo Place, Edinburgh
Postcode: EH8 8DL
Status: Closed for burials but maintained
Size: Burial Ground: 0.43 hectares, 1.07 acres; Burial Ground North Section: 0.06 hectares, 0.14 acres
TOIDs:
Number of gravestones: Not known
Earliest gravestone: Not known
Most recent gravestone: Not known
Description: Early municipal burial ground
Data Sources: OS MasterMap checked 20 September 2005; Bereavement Services Portal checked 20 September 2005

 
Books and References

Gifford, McWilliam and Walker, J, C and D (1984) Edinburgh, The Buildings of Scotland series Harmondsworth
Page(s): 438-9 Held at RCAHMS Quick

Turnbull, M T R B (1991) The Edinburgh graveyard guide, Edinburgh
Page(s): 85-96 Held at RCAHMS D.8.4.GRA

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