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An Historic Scotland Category A Listed Monument

Taken during our Scottish Bubblemeet to Fife (Saturday 19th March 2011) and Edinburgh (Sunday 20th March 2011). This shot is from the Sunday outing in Edinburgh.

The African War Memorial on the East parapet of North Bridge, Edinburgh.

The inscription below the monument reads:
In memory of officers, non-commissioned officers and men who whilst serving with the Kings Own Scottish Borderers (The Edinburgh Regiment) gave their lives for their country during the following campaigns:
Afghanistan 1878-80, Egypt 1888-89, Chin Lushai 1889-90, Chitral 1895, Tirah 1892-93, South Africa 1900-02.

The African War Memorial is an Historic Scotland Category A Listed Monument (HB Number 49067).

North Bridge is an Historic Scotland Category A Listed structure (HB Number 30035).

At the back of the shot is the Carlton Hotel which, through history, has been a department store and a hospital.

The Carlton Hotel is an Historic Scotland Category B Listed Building (HB Number 30142).

The Old and New Towns of Edinburgh are a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Camera: Canon EOS 60D
Lens: Canon EF-S 17-85mm IS USM
Handheld

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Related shots can be found at: Edinburgh or Statues.

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  • photogaryphy
    photogaryphyover 3 years ago

    Great shot Tom, lovely composition.
    I remember this statue well from when we were up, didn’t see this shot though mate – well done.

  • Cheers Gary mate, I have passed this monument so many times without taking a shot, so I thought it was about time – hehe

    – Tom Gomez

  • Catherine Hamilton-Veal  ©
    Catherine Hami...over 3 years ago

    A wonderful monument dear Tom.x

  • Thank you kindly dear Catherine …

    – Tom Gomez

  • cherylc1
    cherylc1over 3 years ago

    Outstanding!!!

  • Thank you dear Catherine …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Audrey Clarke
    Audrey Clarkeover 3 years ago

  • Robin Brown
    Robin Brownover 3 years ago

    Who’s that Then?
    What, you mean you don’t know?
    No, who is it?
    Its Tom Gomez you wally!
    Oh Heck you mean thee Tom Gomez!
    Yep, the one & only!
    Crackin shot Tom :o)

  • Hehe, cheers mate, would like like to be my Promotions Manager …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Jane  mcainsh
    Jane mcainshover 3 years ago

  • Thank you so much Janie, I am honoured …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeover 3 years ago

  • artwhiz47
    artwhiz47over 3 years ago

    Another familiar scene ~ grand angle on this bit of Edinburgh history. Congratulations on the feature!

  • Thank you kindly dear Sheila …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Antanas
    Antanasover 3 years ago

    beautiful place and capture

  • Thank you so much Antanas …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Elaine  Manley
    Elaine Manleyover 3 years ago

    beautiful !

  • Thank you dear Elaine …

    – Tom Gomez

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