Thursday, 19 March 2009

Minto House, Chambers Street

You don't often see architecture this ornate in Edinburgh, and although the delicate Italianate style is perhaps a bit out of tune with the rest of Old Town, the sandstone from which it was made is certainly the dominating building surface in this city.

2 comments:

Jacob said...

Gorgeous building. Great photo. Love the light on the windows.

didi said...

lovely photo. Why is it called minto house?
My surname is Minto. I was curious if you happened to know!