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Edinburgh, West Port, General

General View

Site Name Edinburgh, West Port, General

Classification General View

Alternative Name(s) Crombie's Land; St Cuthbert's Close; Chapel Close; Chapel Wynd

Canmore ID 124730

Site Number NT27SE 2010

NGR NT 2516 7324

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

Depicted on the coloured 1st edition of the O.S. 1:1056 scale map (Edinburgh and its Environs, 1854, sheet 35).


Historical File:

1 page describing history of Old City Wall, titled: 'Old City Wall'


National Library of Scotland:

In the National Library of Scotland, Vol. I, Nos. 37 and 40, of Water Colour Sketches by Thomas Brown, Advocate, are two views of what is called 'Chapel Close' but which may be of Chapel Wynd, West Port.

Reference 'Adv.MSS.34.8.1-3'.

See under 'Water Colour Sketches, Series of, by Thomas Brown, Advocate'.


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