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Edinburgh, 315 High Street, Writers' Court

Local Government Office (19th Century), Tenement (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Edinburgh, 315 High Street, Writers' Court

Classification Local Government Office (19th Century), Tenement (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 115344

Site Number NT27SE 1143

NGR NT 2575 7363

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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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

Incorporated into the West section of the City Chambers.


Scottish Magazine Jan 1931-article


Sources: Dean of Guild Bundle 1810 July-December 17.9.1810

Dougal McEwan, Vintner, Royal Exchange Coffee House

Writers' Court

Making entrance to new rooms from Writers Court

Plans sncl. Signed John Thin. Aug 1810.

Sources: Dean of Guild. Bundle 1809. August - Decmber. 24.8.1809

Pet. Trustees for the Improvement of Fisheries and Manufactories in Scotland.

Royal Exchange - platform across Writers Court to provide access to Secretaries' house.

Plan - signed R.Wright (Mason).


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