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Edinburgh, Craigmillar Castle Road, Craigmillar Castle Cottages

Cottage(S) (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Edinburgh, Craigmillar Castle Road, Craigmillar Castle Cottages

Classification Cottage(S) (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) 7 Mains Of Craigmillar

Canmore ID 258725

Site Number NT27SE 5812

NGR NT 28932 70915

NGR Description Centred on NT 28932 70915

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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

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Watching Brief (24 April 2009)

A watching brief was carried out during the excavation of two small trenches near the ticket office at Craigmillar Castle, Edinburgh (NT27SE 107). These trenches were for the installation of two new signs. Deposits rich in brick fragments were seen in both trenches, most likely related to the construction of the nearby 18th-century buildings (NT27SE 5812 - Craigmillar Castle Cottages), and a rough surface seen in one trench

may represent an earlier access road.

Information from David Murray (Kirkdale Archaeology) April 2009. OASIS ID: kirkdale1-249667

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