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Edinburgh, Sciennes House Place, Jewish Burial Ground

Jewish Cemetery (19th Century)

Site Name Edinburgh, Sciennes House Place, Jewish Burial Ground

Classification Jewish Cemetery (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Braid Place

Canmore ID 52186

Site Number NT27SE 167

NGR NT 26289 72250

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/site/52186

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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 167 26289 72250.

Owned by the Edinburgh Hebrew Congregation and established in 1816. Closed in the 1870s.

C J Smith 1978.

Superceded by area at Newington Cemetery, NT27SE 594, and subsequently area at Piershill Cemetery NT27SE 552.

INVENTORY OF GRAVEYARD AND CEMETERY SITES IN SCOTLAND REFERENCE:

Address: Jewish Burial Ground, Sciennes House Place, Edinburgh

Postcode: EH9 1NW

Status: Closed for burials but maintained

Size: 0.02 hectares, 0.04 acres

Polygon: No

TOIDs:

Number of gravestones: 29

Earliest gravestones: 1820

Most recent gravestones: 1867

Description: Jewish burial ground established 1816.

Data Sources: OS MasterMap checked 15 September 2005

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