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Edinburgh, Grassmarket, General

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Site Name Edinburgh, Grassmarket, General

Classification General View

Canmore ID 111846

Site Number NT27SE 645

NGR NT 2540 7335

NGR Description Centred NT 2540 7335

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


Ordnance Survey licence number 100057073. All rights reserved.
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Administrative Areas

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

Architecture Notes

NMRS Print Room


View towards the Castle from Candlemaker Row showing north side of the Grassmarket

W Schomberg Scott Photograph Collection

Acc No 1997/39


National Library - Water Colour Sketches Thos. Brown

Vol II no 20 - 1 sketch

Public Library, Old Edinburgh Room - 1 painting by A A Ritchie 1846 Houses as back of Castle

Illustrated London News, Aug 13th 1949, p 236 - 1 drawing


Sources: Dean of Guild Bundle 1812 January-June 16.4.1812

Pet. John Gray, baker, James Newton, baker, Nicol Allan, manager, Hercules

Insurance Co - Grassmarket


Paving of South side. Work completed by Messrs Frazer and Smith

Plan enclosed showing paving and strip plan of blocks which made up South side.

Very large

Also included, receipts from newspapers for advertising for tenders and meeting in the


Sources: Dean of Guild 14.4.1814

Pet John Gray.

Grassmarket, South side

Minor alterations - doors, windows ground floor

Elevation unsigned


Grassmarket - Stockmarket

Edinburgh Room, Central Library, Edinburgh

Thomas Bonnar

Edinburgh. Granary and Stockmarket, West end of Grassmarket

Advertisement for tenders, 1817

(Edinburgh Evening Courant, June 14, 1817)


Aerial Photography (1993)


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