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Edinburgh, 521 Lawnmarket

Tenement (17th Century)

Site Name Edinburgh, 521 Lawnmarket

Classification Tenement (17th Century)

Alternative Name(s) 521 - 523 Lawnmarket; Milne's Court; Mylne's Court

Canmore ID 258226

Site Number NT27SE 5763

NGR NT 25501 73559

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 5763 25501 73559

See also NT27SE 5760, NT27SE 5764 and NT27SE 5765.

Built by Robert Mylne 1690. Six-storey and attic. Partially repaired 1914. Restored 1968-70, Ian G Lindsay and Partners.

RCAHMS 1951.

Architecture Notes

Earliest open square substituted for close.

ARCHITECT: R Mylne 1690

REFERENCE: NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SCOTLAND

R S Mylne's Master Masons I p.227 & 241

NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SCOTLAND: "Water colour Sketches by T Brown" Adv. MSS 34.8.1-3 -1 sketch

NMRS REFERENCE:

Edgar's Maps of 1765 & 1742 - 'Miln's Square'

Ainslie's Map 1789, 1804 - 'Miln's Square'.

Unable to locate at time of upgrade 15.2.2000.

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