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Edinburgh, 8, 9, 10 Bristo Place, J Donald & Co., China, Glass And Earthenware Merchants

Shop (19th Century), Tenement (19th Century)

Site Name Edinburgh, 8, 9, 10 Bristo Place, J Donald & Co., China, Glass And Earthenware Merchants

Classification Shop (19th Century), Tenement (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Bristo Port; Bristo Street

Canmore ID 237927

Site Number NT27SE 5074

NGR NT 25767 73250

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/site/237927

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  • Council Edinburgh, City Of
  • Parish Edinburgh (Edinburgh, City Of)
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District City Of Edinburgh
  • Former County Midlothian

Archaeology Notes

NT27SE 5074 25767 73250

See also NT27SE 5947 (3 and 4 Bristo Port) and NT27SE 5084 (7 Bristo Street)

Formerly 3 Bristo Street the ground floor and basement, part of commercial premises (China merchants) since c.1850. Internally linked to 3 Bristo Port (NT27SE 5947), tenement flats above

Possible site of George Inn (NT25449 73244) shown on a 1784 plan of Edinburgh by Kincaid where stage coaches departed for the south and London.

The front shop of J Donald & Co., Glass and China Merchants, the rear shop is in Bristo Port (NT27SE 5947). The shop also occupies the cellar accessed from the shop. Above are flats accessed from a stair in Bristo Place.

Visited by RCAHMS (DE, SG), October 2006

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