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Edinburgh, Horse Wynd, Coachmen's House

No Class (Event)

Site Name Edinburgh, Horse Wynd, Coachmen's House

Classification No Class (Event)

Alternative Name(s) Holyrood Palace

Canmore ID 240258

Site Number NT27SE 5191

NGR NT 268 738

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

NT27SE 5191 268 738

NT 268 738 A watching brief was undertaken in March 2002 during the excavation of a series of boreholes and test pits, located on the S side of the Coachmen's House, near Holyrood Palace. The sites lie at the southern end of a range of service buildings which define the W side of the Palace forecourt, and most lie within an open area presently used as a garden.

The upper deposit in every area appeared to have been deposited or disturbed in recent times. Beneath the recent material was a large amount of make-up material.

Archive to be deposited in the NMRS.

Sponsor: HS

D Stewart and G Ewart (Kirkdale Archaeology) 2002

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