17 stunning lost Edinburgh buildings we can't believe are no more – in pictures

Edinburgh has long been considered among the most beautiful cities in the world – and deservedly so.

Scotland’s picture-postcard capital is recognised globally for the breathtaking architecture of both the historic Old Town and the classical Georgian New Town. Both designated UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Nevertheless, many incredible buildings have been lost down the decades– and when they’re gone they’re gone.

Take a look through our photo gallery to find 17 examples of Edinburgh buildings we wish were still standing.

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