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View from West

SC 488885

Description View from West

Date c. 1950

Collection H D Wyllie

Catalogue Number SC 488885

Category On-line Digital Images

Copy of ED 3261

Scope and Content Huntly House, Canongate, Edinburgh Huntly House, 'erroneously identified as the lodging of George, 6th Earl and 1st Marquis of Huntly' dates from the early 16th century. Its name may come from a later tenant, a Duchess of the Gordons of Huntly who had a flat here in the 18th century. The house, bought by the Incorporation of Hammermen in 1647 as a meeting house, was altered by Robert Mylne who raised the front by 'two timber-faced and harled storeys with three broad gables to the street' which remains its most noticeable feature. The Hammermen, the most influential of the trades incorporations of the Canongate in the 17th century, were smiths and metalworkers and included blacksmiths, swordmakers and watchmakers. Their patron was St Eloi. Source: RCAHMS contribution to SCRAN.


File Format (TIF) Tagged Image File Format bitmap

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People and Organisations


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