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Memorial Duke of Buccleuch

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Parliament Square, Edinburgh EH1 1RF, Scotland
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A Complex Monument Which Deserves Study

This complex monument group to the 5th Duke of Buccleuch repays close attention. There are many... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2017
bsandrs
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Terrific embellishments

The location in Parliament Square of this fine monument to the politician and nobleman is... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2017
permia
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Ireland
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Parliament Square, Edinburgh EH1 1RF, Scotland
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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

This complex monument group to the 5th Duke of Buccleuch repays close attention. There are many features and indeed completion was delayed in 1888 as sufficient room had not been allowed for the statue itself ! He wears the Order of the Garter robes and...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2017

The location in Parliament Square of this fine monument to the politician and nobleman is testament to his importance. The monument is impressive with the figure looking down upon the area. The bronze panels portray, amongst numerous others, striking scenes of stags clutching the coat-of...More

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Reviewed 23 June 2017

The regal bronze statue of Walter Francis Montagu Douglas Scott, the 5th Duke of Buccleuch and the 7th Duke of Queensbury stands at Parliament Square. The statue has the Duke wearing the robes of the Order of the Garter and the top gallery has huntsmen...More

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Reviewed 25 February 2017

This is a beautiful statue, with such intricate detail, which we came across on our walk up the Royal Mile today. Unfortunately, hard as I tried, due to the way the light was, I just couldn't get good enough photographs to do it justice. Do...More

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Reviewed 2 February 2017

This very grand memorial commemorating the deeds of a Scottish politician and Duke, certainly stands out there on the High street, you cannot really miss it, and it is very eye catching too, very much with the grand feel of the area, architecturally.

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