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Edinburgh, Leith, 8-14 Shore

Tenement (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Edinburgh, Leith, 8-14 Shore

Classification Tenement (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) The Shore; Mylnes Land

Canmore ID 52021

Site Number NT27NE 91

NGR NT 271 766

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

Architecture Notes

NMRS Reference.

Edinburgh, 8-14 The Shore, Mylnes Land.

ARCHITECT: Robert Mylne 1678.

NMRS Reference.

Edinburgh, 8-14 The Shore, Mylnes Land.

The Backcourt forms a rectangular close by Mylnes Land near the Shore at Leith.

Case before the Dean of Guild. Robert and William Mylne v. George Howieson.

1838. GD 1/51/104.

Notes: Robert Mylne built Mylne's Land in 1678 and thereafter the building was occupied by his family, part being rented commercially later on.


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