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Edinburgh, Lawnmarket, Libberton's Wynd, General

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Site Name Edinburgh, Lawnmarket, Libberton's Wynd, General

Classification General View

Alternative Name(s) Cowgate; Liberton's Wynd

Canmore ID 113000

Site Number NT27SE 706

NGR NT 2564 7352

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/site/113000

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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

Libberton's Wynd ran from High Street/Lawnmarket down to Cowgate, roughly where the East pavement of George IV Bridge is now.

Carved stones moved to The Inch, Liberton from Little Mansion.

REFERENCE: SCOTTISH RECORD OFFICE

Plan of ground floor of the tenements on the West side of Libberton's Wynd belonging to William Thomson, weaver, and Hugh Inglis, barber. Scale 1 inch to 10 feet. Bears the name and date Jas. Craig, Delin., March 23rd 1779; and of H. Gavin, Sct. Reference "16B...590".

REFERENCE: NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SCOTLAND

Vol.888, No 9 of Water Colour Sketches by Thomas Brown, Advocate, is a view in Libberton's Wynd showing "Burns Tavern by John Douie". Reference-"Adv.MSS.34.8.1-3". See under "Water Colour Sketches, Series of, by Thomas Brown, Advocate".

(Undated) information in NMRS.

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