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Edinburgh Castle, Butts Battery

Battery (18th Century)

Site Name Edinburgh Castle, Butts Battery

Classification Battery (18th Century)

Canmore ID 52081

Site Number NT27SE 1.20

NGR NT 25030 73474

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

NT27SE 1.20 25030 73474.

Butts Battery (NR).

OS 1/.1250 plan.

(Centred at NT 2503 7347) No remarks. No information contained in

RCAHMS 1951.

Visited by OS(JLD) 29 December 1953.

No further information.

Visited by OS(SFS) 10 November 1975.


Standing Building Recording (June 2002)

In June 2002 Kirkdale Archaeology undertook a short Standing Building Recording exercise at Butts Battery in Edinburgh Castle.

G Ewart 2002

Sponsor: Historic Scotland

Kirkdale Archaeology


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