‘He had almost every room in his house decorated to look like the walls of a Roman villa’

This photograph shows the wall paintings and fireplace of 9 Drummond Place, Edinburgh. The style is in imitation of Roman wall paintings of the fourth or ‘intricate’ style. Small pictures … Continue reading ‘He had almost every room in his house decorated to look like the walls of a Roman villa’

Warriston Gates

CANMORE: Warriston House, 1st OS map: Warriston House, as it was: Apart from the gate, that is now in Drummond Gardens, this sundial is all that survives of Warriston House:

Drummond Place

The following account of Drummond Place is the work of Connie Byrom as published in this book: Connie dedicated her book to her husband John for ‘opening  her eyes to … Continue reading Drummond Place

‘The Story of Drummond Place’

The following is the 1970 revised edition of ‘The Story of Drummond Place’ by Lettice Milne Rae: