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Edinburgh, Leith Docks, Victoria Dock, Lock Gates

Lock (Post Medieval)

Site Name Edinburgh, Leith Docks, Victoria Dock, Lock Gates

Classification Lock (Post Medieval)

Alternative Name(s) Victoria Dock And Lock Gates; Ocean Drive

Canmore ID 281735

Site Number NT27NE 57.48

NGR NT 26959 76896

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

NT27NE 57.48 26959 76896

See also NT27NE 57.06.

For former (Customs) Watch House (adjacent to E), see NT27NE 57.14.

These lock gates formerly gave access to Victoria Dock (NT27NE 57.06), but they are now crossed by a low fixed bridge carrying a road (Ocean Drive). Their recesses are depicted, but they are not noted, on the 1974 edition of the OS 1:1250 map.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 13 June 2006.


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