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Edinburgh, Canongate, 10, 11 White Horse Close

Tenement (17th Century)

Site Name Edinburgh, Canongate, 10, 11 White Horse Close

Classification Tenement (17th Century)

Alternative Name(s) 31 Canongate; Whitehorse Close; Davidson's Close; White Horse Inn; Boyd's Inn; Queen Mary's Stables

Canmore ID 254587

Site Number NT27SE 5348

NGR NT 26698 73934

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 5348

Originally 17th century. Restored and renovated by J Jerdan in 1889 and again in 1964-5 by Sir Frank Mears and Partners. Now in great part brick and harl replicas incorporating sections of the original. Long irregular quadrangle, mainly 2-storey partly with garret in court, stone stair and twin wood and plaster gables at N end. Front block to Canongate 3-storey and attic, 2-storey attic and garret E section set back.

RCAHMS 1951.

Architecture Notes

Depicted on the coloured 1st edition of the O.S. 1:1056 scale map (Edinburgh and its Environs, 1854, sheet 30).


National Library:

Water Colour Sketches of T Brown, Advocate Ref Adv MSS 34.8.1-3

Plans, sections and elevations in possession of F C Mears


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