6 Great Examples Of Edinburgh Stone Architecture & Masonry

From its commanding castle and medieval wynds to rows of Victorian terraces and fine traditional tenements, when it comes to architecture Edinburgh has it all.

Building the New Town

Although people had been building in stone for many centuries by the time plans for Edinburgh’s New Town were approved in 1767, it was in many ways a great step forward. Working on historic stone buildings in the city today, carrying out stone repairs and lovingly rebuilding the steps, facades and carving work of the Georgian and Victorian era, it’s impossible not to marvel at the scope of the original project.