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Edinburgh, North West Circus Place

Air Raid Shelter (20th Century)

Site Name Edinburgh, North West Circus Place

Classification Air Raid Shelter (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) India Street; Civil Defence

Canmore ID 207571

Site Number NT27SW 3397

NGR NT 2477 7444

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

NT27SW 3397 2477 7444

An air-raid shelter is situated within the retaining wall at the foot of India Street, on the S side NW Circus Place about 40m SE from the Post Office. The shelter was designed to accommodate tramcar passengers in the event of an air raid.

Information from Defence of Britain Project recording form, Mr P Chalmers/G Walker, 1997


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