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Betwixt Worlds: land and life between the Old and New Towns of Edinburgh Patricia Andrew Tuesday 12 December 2017

The 250th Anniversary of James Craig's plans for the New Town was commemorated by EDFAS earlier this year, and the Old Town has been an enduring interest of research.  But the history of the land between the Old and New Towns has been rather neglected.  This well-illustrated talk traces several centuries of fascinating development, including the construction of The Mound and its many uses, Princes Street and its Gardens and much more