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Edinburgh, Gilmerton Road, Moredun House

House (17th Century)

Site Name Edinburgh, Gilmerton Road, Moredun House

Classification House (17th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Hyvot Loan

Canmore ID 51705

Site Number NT26NE 35

NGR NT 28798 68995

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

Architecture Notes

NT26NE 35.00 28798 68995

NT26NE 35.01 28792 69012 George and Agnes Murray Nursing Home

NT26NE 35.02 28791 68991 Sundial

NT26NE 35.03 28812 69046 Stable Court

NT26NE 35.04 28840 69106 Lodge and Gate Piers

NT26NE 73 28334 69232 Ice-house

Edinburgh, Hyvot's Lane, Moredun House.

Now demolished.

The lands of Goodtrees are mentioned in the time of David I. The house originally belonged to the Herries family, passing by marriage to Sir James Stewart of Kirkfield and Coltness in the 17th century. The present house was built in the late 17th century by his son. It was re-named Moredun (NT 2969) by Baron Moncrieff, proprietor in 1760-85.

T Whyte 1792; J C Carrick 1904.


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