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Edinburgh Castle, Drawbridge

Bridge (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Edinburgh Castle, Drawbridge

Classification Bridge (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 52096

Site Number NT27SE 1.07

NGR NT 25250 73485

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Edinburgh, City Of
  • Parish Edinburgh (Edinburgh, City Of)
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District City Of Edinburgh
  • Former County Midlothian

Archaeology Notes

NT27SE 1.07 25250 73485.

Drawbridge (NR) (Site of).

OS 1/500 plan, (1895); 1:1250 plan, (1947).

Only parts of the stone piers of the old drawbridge remain.

J S Richardson and M Wood 1948.

Similar information as in the official guide.

Visited by OS(JLD) 26 October 1953.

(NT 2525 7348) As described in the official guide. The foundations only remain, terminating at ground level.

Visited by OS(JLD) 29 December 1953.

As described in previous field report

Visited by OS(SFS) 10 November 1975.

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