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Edinburgh, Leith, 25-37 Bernard Street

Midden (Period Unassigned), Coin Hoard

Site Name Edinburgh, Leith, 25-37 Bernard Street

Classification Midden (Period Unassigned), Coin Hoard

Canmore ID 51973

Site Number NT27NE 55

NGR NT 2717 7645

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 55 2717 7645.

The excavation located an extensive midden, laid down in the second half of the 15th century to reclaim an area previously below the tide-line of the Firth of Forth. Some contemporary and later structural evidence also survived. Finds included an important hoard of 15th-century billon pennies.

N M M Holmes 1985.

Activities

Excavation (1980)

The excavation located an extensive midden, laid down in the second half of the 15th century to reclaim an area previously below the tide-line of the Firth of Forth. Some contemporary and later structural evidence also survived. Finds included an important hoard of 15th-century billon pennies.

N M M Holmes 1985.

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