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Edinburgh, Holyrood Palace, Palace Yard Gatehouse

Gatehouse (19th Century)

Site Name Edinburgh, Holyrood Palace, Palace Yard Gatehouse

Classification Gatehouse (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Palace Of Holyrood; Palace Of Holyroodhouse; Palace Yard; Horse Wynd; New Gatehouse

Canmore ID 124154

Site Number NT27SE 35.19

NGR NT 26827 73898

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

Archaeology Notes

Architecture Notes

NT27SE 36.19 36796 73897

This is the current Gatehouse from the Abbey Court into the primary court to the West of Holyroodhouse. It should not be mistaken for the more ancient and demolished old Gatehouse in what is now Abbey Strand, for which see NT27SE 35.08.

Information from RCAHMS (GJK), 7 February 2004.


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