Situated just five minutes away from Princes Street, Dean Village was the centre of a successful grain milling area for more than 800 years – and has been described as the most picturesque part of Edinburgh.
Do you remember Dean Village when it used to look like this?
1. Belford bridge
Belford Bridge was completed in 1887 and carries Belford Road over the Water of Leith. Year: 1944
2. Warehouse fire
Flames can be seen here rising from a fire that broke out at the warehouse of theatrical costumiers William Mutrie and Son at Bells Brae in Dean Village. Year: 1957
3. Doing the washing
A village resident can be seen here hanging out her washing to dry. Year: 1960
4. A house to be demolished
Dean Village resident Mrs E Brash is here in her home that is scheduled to be demolished. Year: 1961