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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


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

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.


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".


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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