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Edinburgh, Canongate, Moray House, Queen Mary's Thorn

Natural Feature (Period Unknown)

Site Name Edinburgh, Canongate, Moray House, Queen Mary's Thorn

Classification Natural Feature (Period Unknown)

Canmore ID 52132

Site Number NT27SE 128

NGR NT 26378 73711

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 128 2637 7371.

(NT 2637 7371) Queen Mary's Thorn (NR)

OS 1:1056 plan, (1854)

An old hawthorn tree of uncommon size, traditionally said to have been planted by Queen Mary. It is situated in the garden immediately behind Moray House.

Name Book 1852.

No trace exists of this tree. The garden has been turned into a car park.

Visited by OS (S F S) 4 December 1975.


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