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Edinburgh, Bernard Street, General

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Site Name Edinburgh, Bernard Street, General

Classification General View

Alternative Name(s) St Bernard Street

Canmore ID 149142

Site Number NT27NE 1589

NGR NT 2720 7650

NGR Description General site centred on NT 2720 7650

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



RHP 5594 James Thomson surveyor, 1802 - elevation of buildings inclusive The Shore.

Sources: Dean of Guild 25.4.1814

Pet. James Alison, merchant in Leith.

Bernard Street, Leith - extending from Bank Street to what is known as the Earl of Hopetoun Lead Yard.

Pet. already built two tenements on uppermost part.

Now a third on North West, or down end.

Plan of shop floor and elevation, unsigned.

Sources: Dean of Guild. Bundle 1812. July-December 24.9.1812

Pet. Ebenezer Gilchrist, Manager of British Linen Co.

Bernard Street Leith, foot of.

Demolished to rebuild.

Plan and elevation enclosed on poor paper. Unsigned.

Sources: Dean of Guild. Bundle 1807. June - December. 25.6.1807

Pet. James Alison - Merchant in Leith.

Bernard St. Corner of Bank Street and Bernard Street.

Plan and elevation. Encl. signed J.R.I Leith. 27.5.1807

4 doors 3 floors.

"But ordain him to keep twenty five feet from the property of the Leith Banking Co."

Sources: Dean of Guild. Bundle 1811 19.12.1811

Pet. George Young, Merchant.

Bernard Street, Leith, West end, North side to West,

formerly entrance to TImber Bush.

Plans and elevations, before and after. Unsigned.

Conversion from 2 floor to 3 floor.


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