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Edinburgh, Leith, Old Bridge Of Leith, Dry Dock

Dry Dock (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Edinburgh, Leith, Old Bridge Of Leith, Dry Dock

Classification Dry Dock (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Water Of Leith; Old Leith Bridge; North Leith Street; Leith Harbour

Canmore ID 281751

Site Number NT27NE 1568

NGR NT 268 764

NGR Description NT c. 268 764

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 1568 c. 268 764

See also NT27NE 1566.

Not to be confused with Sandport Street, Dry Dock (built by John Sime and son, 1771, at NT 26987 76512), for which see NT27NE 121.

The construction of a dry dock (by Robert Dryburgh, in 1774) is recorded just N of Leith Old Bridge (NT27NE 7).

[Plan reproduced].

S Mowat [1994].

The location assigned to this record remains unverified.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 14 June 2006.


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