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North side of Charlotte Square, Edinburgh. The buildings of Charlotte Square are some of the best known and most impressive of the Edinburgh New Town. These buildings form part of David Craig's original plan for the first New Town, designed in 1767. They make a formal square with a garden in the centre that lies at one end of the main street, George Street, which forms the central vista to the whole scheme. This grand idea was to have a central thoroughfare terminated by two churches, St. Andrew's at one end and St. George's at the other. These features of the Edinburgh New Town were symbolic, representing the partnership of Scotland and England united under the Crown.

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