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Coburg Street

Well (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Coburg Street

Classification Well (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) New Kirkgate Shopping Centre

Canmore ID 295886

Site Number NT27NE 1595

NGR NT 2674 7654

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


Ordnance Survey licence number 100057073. All rights reserved.
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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 (11 May 2006 - 9 August 2006)

NT 2674 7654 Due to the proximity of the line of the Leith Citadel Ditch and revetment wall, a watching brief was

undertaken between 11 May-9 August 2006 during groundworks for a residential redevelopment, revealing a stone-built well of unknown date. The well was subsequently protected from any adverse impact from the development by rafting measures. No association with Cromwell's Citadel wall was determined. No other deposits or features of archaeological significance were observed by the watching brief.

Archive to be deposited with RCAHMS.

Funder: Southglen Developments (Coburg) Ltd.


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