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Edinburgh, Abbey Strand, Abbot Ballantyne's House

Monastic Dwelling (Medieval)

Site Name Edinburgh, Abbey Strand, Abbot Ballantyne's House

Classification Monastic Dwelling (Medieval)

Canmore ID 52130

Site Number NT27SE 126

NGR NT 2680 7393

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/site/52130

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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 126 2682 7393.

(Name: NT 2682 7393) Site of Abbot Ballantyne's House (NR)

OS 1:1056 plan, (1854)

This site was pointed out by local informants who stated that Abbot Ballantyne's house stood opposite the Abbey Court House, on a spot now occupied by a modern house. (Abbot Ballantyne was responsible for the construction of a bridge at Leith in 1493 - see NT27NE 7)

Name Book 1852.

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