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Edinburgh, Leith Docks, Eastern Embankment

Embankment (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Edinburgh, Leith Docks, Eastern Embankment

Classification Embankment (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) East Sands Of Leith

Canmore ID 281750

Site Number NT27NE 57.55

NGR NT 279 769

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 57.55 279 769

The extent of this embankment remains unclear. It was constructed to allow reclamation of the ground for the Leith docks system.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 14 June 2006.


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