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Edinburgh, Granton Harbour, Eastern Breakwater

Breakwater (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Edinburgh, Granton Harbour, Eastern Breakwater

Classification Breakwater (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 52054

Site Number NT27NW 28.03

NGR NT 24128 77683

NGR Description NT 23934 77888 to NT 24071 77059

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

NT27NW 28.03 2394 7788 to 2407 7704

For lighthouse (beacon) on detached structure at NT 2393 7790, see NT27NW 28.04.

Eastern Breakwater [NAT] (at NT 2415 7755)

OS 1:10,000 map, 1987.

Granton Harbour is still in use and is well maintained. The south side of the western Harbour appears to be reclaimed by dumping waste material. There appears to be some recent dumping and erosion of this area.

Site recorded by GUARD during the Coastal Assessment Survey for Historic Scotland, 'The Firth of Forth from Dunbar to the Coast of Fife' 26th February 1996.


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