Strolling all-around Edinburgh, it was no shock as to wherever JK Rowling got her inspirations from!
This setting up is on the stroll from the town centre to Murrayfield rugby stadium.
You will find no noticeable symptoms as to what it is, but from examining in Google Earth, I identified it was Donaldsons University for the Deaf.

So, on to Wikipedia:
Donaldson’s University, in Linlithgow is Scotland’s national household and working day school, furnishing education and learning, remedy and treatment for pupils who are deaf or who have intense speech and language troubles.
Donaldson’s was started in Edinburgh in 1851 as Donaldson’s Clinic by Sir James Donaldson (1751–1830). The first benefaction permitted for special bursaries for lousy small children. Not all had been deaf, although applications on behalf of deaf small children had been inspired. From 1938, pupils had been completely deaf. This benefaction was identical in style to the benefaction of George Watson, who started and supported other universities in Edinburgh.

Queen Victoria is reported to have been jealous of the landmark William Henry Playfair setting up in Edinburgh, evidently stating that it outclassed some of her palaces.
Throughout a German air raid in 1916, a lot glass was ruined by a zeppelin.

Soon after more than 150 years primarily based in the Playfair setting up, Donaldson’s lastly concluded that the setting up was no for a longer period suit for goal. Many of the rooms had been no for a longer period in use, classrooms had been not able to utilise the most recent instructional know-how and the Belief could no for a longer period pay for to keep the setting up.
Hence in 2003 the school’s setting up was put up for sale and was purchased by Scottish property developer Cala Households.

Posted by A dude referred to as John on 2009-03-23 21:19:02

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