National Monument of Scotland

_EdinMemoialMG_9050Two more images of the National Monument of Scotland, which commemorates soldiers and sailors of Scotland who died in the Napoleonic Wars. Standing at the top of Carlton Hill in Edinburgh, it is a major tourist attraction – who can resist the challenge of a hill climb to see a ‘ruin’ at the top?

Memorial_IMGP0318I understand, from Wikipedia, that the structure was never finished and that despite several proposals to complete it, it remains incomplete…. personally I find it apt the way it is, there is something poignant about it.


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