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Edinburgh, Castlehill, Pipe Close

Alley (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Edinburgh, Castlehill, Pipe Close

Classification Alley (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Skinner's Close

Canmore ID 111773

Site Number NT27SE 637

NGR NT 2544 7353

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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  • Council Edinburgh, City Of
  • Parish Edinburgh (Edinburgh, City Of)
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District City Of Edinburgh
  • Former County Midlothian

Architecture Notes

Pipe or Pipes Close is shown on Ainslie 1780 and was named for the pipes coming from the Water House of 1681. (from Stuart Harris, "Place Names of Edinburgh", 1996, page 495)


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