Edinburgh World Heritage - Sense of Place

 

Sense of Place

Calton Hill

Charles McKean, Professor of Architectural History at Dundee University talks about the significance of Calton Hill and the National Monument.

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Parliament Square

Charles McKean, Professor of Architectural History at Dundee University, reveals the hidden history of Parliament Square and its past inhabitants.

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Grassmarket

Charles McKean, Professor of Architectural History at Dundee University, exposes the dark past of the city's underbelly.

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St Andrew Square

Charles McKean, Professor of Architectural History at Dundee University, describes the history of the square and its inhabitants.

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Princes Street Gardens

Charles McKean, Professor of Architectural History at Dundee University, describes the history of the gardens and the architecture of the Scott Monument.

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St Bernard’s Well

Charles McKean, Professor of Architectural History at Dundee University, talks about the fascinating past of the well and the Dean Village.

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House Histories

Listen to the folk stories behind some of Edinburgh’s historic buildings, and hear from people who have discovered the fascinating history of their own homes...

Postcards from Edinburgh

A short film produced by local independent filmmakers Ewen and Alistair Meldrum to celebrate World Heritage Day 2007.

Stories in Stone

We have joined forces with Edinburgh City of Literature Trust to create a series of free podcasts celebrating the literary and built heritage of Scotland’s capital city.


 

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