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Edinburgh policebox now a Vaping shop,Edinburgh,Scotland,UK

Edinburgh policebox now a Vaping shop,Edinburgh,Scotland,UK Stock Photo

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Tony Smith / Alamy Stock Photo

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2824 x 4000 px | 23.9 x 33.9 cm | 9.4 x 13.3 inches | 300dpi

Date taken:

15 June 2015


Rose Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

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Unique to Edinburgh, the distinctive and compact properties were designed by former city architect Ebenezer MacRae between 1931 and 1933. Featuring the city crest and Saltire-patterned mouldings, they were designed to complement the classical architecture of the Capital. MacRae created 85 in total, and they were made of cast iron – rather than Glasgow’s pre-cast concrete ones designed by Gilbert Mackenzie Trench – at the Carron foundry near Falkirk. Around half of the slope-roofed structures – measuring just 1.98 metres by 1.37m with a ridge height of around 2.74m – are listed. Read more:

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