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Edinburgh, 222 Canongate, Plainstones Close

House (17th Century)(Possible)

Site Name Edinburgh, 222 Canongate, Plainstones Close

Classification House (17th Century)(Possible)

Alternative Name(s) Bloody Mary's Close; Bonnie Mary's Close; Plainstanes Close; Thomson's Close; Year's Close

Canmore ID 132581

Site Number NT27SE 2790

NGR NT 26257 73691

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

In the National Library of Scotland, in a series of Water Colour Sketches by Thomas Brown, Advocate, is a sketch of the Close, in Vol. I., No. 34. Reference "Adv. MSS. 34.8.1-3".

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

Plainstanes Close now demolished. There is a plaque on the wall of the replacement building to indicate that Plainstances Close once stood there.


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