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Holyrood Park

Bowling Green (20th Century), Tennis Court (20th Century)

Site Name Holyrood Park

Classification Bowling Green (20th Century), Tennis Court (20th Century)

Canmore ID 295834

Site Number NT27SE 5992

NGR NT 27070 73944

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


Watching Brief (9 January 2007 - 10 January 2007)

NT 271 739 A watching brief was maintained on 9-10 January 2007 during the excavation of a trench to locate and repair a burst water main in Holyrood Park, near the tennis courts and bowling green just E of the enclosed grounds of the Palace of Holyroodhouse. The cast iron pipe was found at a depth of c1.65m and the damaged section was removed and replaced. There were no finds or features of archaeological significance.

Sponsor: Historic Scotland.

S Hogg 2007

OASIS ID: kirkdale1-249634

Kirkdale Archaeology

Watching Brief (4 February 2008 - 22 February 2008)

NT 2706 7393 A watching brief was maintained, 4–22 February 2008, during the removal of bowling green and tennis court surfaces. There were no finds or features of archaeological significance.

Archive: RCAHMS (intended)

Funder: Historic Scotland

Sarah Hogg (Kirkdale Archaeology), 2008


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