Plate No 2

Plate No 2

The “blue cotton reels”, Edinburgh. This unidentified addition to the built environment bears some resemblance to a modern listening array. The Scottish Government refuses to comment on the structure, and no Planning and Building Standards record can be found. Could it represent a new generation of early-warning surveillance system, and if so, what precisely is it intended to detect?
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Plate No 2

Plate No 2

The “blue cotton reels”, Edinburgh. This unidentified addition to the built environment bears some resemblance to a modern listening array. The Scottish Government refuses to comment on the structure, and no Planning and Building Standards record can be found. Could it represent a new generation of early-warning surveillance system, and if so, what precisely is it intended to detect?
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