Nelson Monument

Nelson Monument
Calton Hill, Edinburgh, EH7 5AA
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Restored in 2009, the Nelson Monument stands on the highest point of Calton Hill, originally intended to double as a signal mast for ships at Leith. At the top of the tower, a time ball was installed, which was raised and lowered to mark the time, in conjunction with the One O’Clock Gun.

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