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Edinburgh, Pleasance, Flodden Wall

Wall (16th Century)

Site Name Edinburgh, Pleasance, Flodden Wall

Classification Wall (16th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Drummond Street; Edinburgh Town Wall

Canmore ID 119866

Site Number NT27SE 1658

NGR NT 26238 73483

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

Archaeology Notes

NT27SE 1658 26238 73483

NT27SE 1571 NT 26199 73414 Flodden Wall (Drummond Street)

NT27SE 3931 NT 2589 7327 Lothian Street

NT27SE 5197 NT 2527 7335 to NT 2528 7334 Johnston Terrace to Grassmarket

Scheduled (with NT27SE 1571) as 'Edinburgh Town Wall, Flodden Wall, Drummond Street to Pleasance... a stretch of the Flodden Wall, one of Edinburgh's late medieval town walls, dating to circa 1513. The stretch runs ENE along Drummond Street, from NT2613 7338 to NT 2625 7344, where it turns a right-angled corner and then runs NNW along the Pleasance to NT 2621 7352'.

Information from Historic Scotland, scheduling documment dated 4 February 2003.


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