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Edinburgh, 50 Gilmore Place

Mural (21st Century) (2020), Tenement (19th Century)

Site Name Edinburgh, 50 Gilmore Place

Classification Mural (21st Century) (2020), Tenement (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) 1 And 2 Lower Gilmore Place

Canmore ID 157306

Site Number NT27SW 3071

NGR NT 24603 72695

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


Field Visit (29 September 2020)

On 29th September 2020, artist TrenchOne painted a mural of Frederick Douglass on the east facing wall of a single storey building, on the corner of Gilmore and Lower Gilmore Place, Edinburgh. TrenchOne posted the following on their Twitter account, 'An honour to paint this portrait of Frederick Douglass who used to live on #Gilmoreplace #Edinburgh . Thanks to all the local residents and their feedback. It’s clear more education is required around his role in the abolition of Slavery. #streetart #BlackLivesMatter'. Visited by HES (AGCH) 5 October 2020.


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