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Edinburgh in Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
 

The Scott Monument

 
 
The Scott Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 24, 2018
1. The Scott Monument Marker
Inscription.
The Scott Monument
Erected 1840 – 44 to the Memory of
Sir Walter Scott   Bart.
1771 — 1832
Born in Edinburgh, Lawyer and Ardent Patriot,
He Won Enduring Fame as a Romantic Poet and
The Author of the Waverly Novels
This Monument was Designed by George Meikle Kemp
And the Statue of Scott is by Sir John Steell

 
Location. 55° 57.146′ N, 3° 11.606′ W. Marker is in Edinburgh, Scotland, in Lothian. Marker is at the intersection of Princes Street and Hanover Street, on the left when traveling west on Princes Street. Touch for map. Located in Princes Street Gardens. Marker is in this post office area: Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2EJ, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named The Scott Monument (here, next to this marker); Adam Black (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Scott Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); The Black Watch Monument (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Edinburgh Municipal Building (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Lodging of Sir Simon Preston
The Scott Monument image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 24, 2018
2. The Scott Monument
(approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The City Chambers (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Deacon Brodie’s (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Edinburgh.
 
Also see . . .
1. Scott Monument on Wikipedia. (Submitted on December 3, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. The Edinburgh Sir Walter Scott Club. (Submitted on December 3, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
3. Walter Scott on Wikipedia. (Submitted on December 3, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 3, 2018. This page originally submitted on December 3, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 37 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 3, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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