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Edinburgh, 304 Lawnmarket, Brodie's Close, Roman Eagle Hall

Hall (17th Century)

Site Name Edinburgh, 304 Lawnmarket, Brodie's Close, Roman Eagle Hall

Classification Hall (17th Century)

Alternative Name(s) 306 - 310 Lawnmanrket; 310 Lawnmarket; Celtic Masonic Lodge; Roman Eagle Lodge Of Masons; Fisher's Close

Canmore ID 112245

Site Number NT27SE 661

NGR NT 25585 73535

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

NT27SE 661 25585 73535

Location also formerly entrered as NT 25580 73548.

OWNER: Celtic Masonic Lodge

REFERENCE: Photocopy of typescript in Tain Museum, concerning the flat occupied by Lady Pitcalnie and her family, and its furnishings.

REFERENCE: SCOTTISH RECORD OFFICE

Feu Plan of Brodie's Close. Nos 1-10 shown as space "wanted by the Commissioners".

1834 GD 122/Box 27

(Undated) information in NMRS.

Seventeenth century in present form. East section 4-storey attic and garret, harled rubble, upper part timber framed. West section 4-storey attic and garret (continuous pantiled roof) ashlar, pend arch, two 2-window dormer gablets with crowstepped turnpike tower between. Wing on W side. Wing between Brodie's and Fisher's Close contains Roman Eagle Hall with fine plaster ceiling (1646). Corbelled stair turret to Fisher's Close. Restored.

RCAHMS 1951.

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