Square was built at the end of the 18th
century and is acknowledged as a masterpiece of
European urban architecture. It is the showpiece of
Edinburgh’s New Town, and the north side is partly
the result of a design by Robert Adam, the leading
architect of his time.
square was built between 1792 and the early 19th
century, and the lower floors of Georgian House were
restored by the Trust and furnished as closely as
possible to the late 18th century. It was opened in 1975
and is now a focal point for visitors to the New Town.
There is an audio-visual display, (with induction
loops for those with hearing difficulties), reflecting the
social conditions of the period. There are facilities for
functions and a Trust shop. Induction loop for people
with hearing difficulties.
6, renamed Bute House, became the official
residence of the Secretary of State for Scotland.
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