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Edinburgh, St Nicholas's Port

Gateway (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Edinburgh, St Nicholas's Port

Classification Gateway (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Leith

Canmore ID 51944

Site Number NT27NE 29

NGR NT 2661 7668

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 29 2661 7668.

(NT 2661 7668) Remains of (NAT) St Nicholas's Port (NR) and Town Wall (NR) (1549)

OS 6"map, Edinburghshire, 1st ed., (1852)

This name applies to the fragment of an old arched gateway underneath the seventh bastion, situated at the W extremity of the fortification of Leith.

Name Book 1852.

There is now no trace of this gateway.

Visited by OS (BS) 27 November 1975.


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