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Edinburgh, Castlehill, General

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Site Name Edinburgh, Castlehill, General

Classification General View

Alternative Name(s) Castle Hill; Castle Hill Street; Blyth's Close; Duchess Of Gordon's House

Canmore ID 52253

Site Number NT27SE 227

NGR NT 2542 7351

NGR Description Centred NT 2542 7351

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 227 centred 2542 7351

Location formerly entered as NT 254 733.

Architecture Notes

NMRS Print Room

Castlehill

3 prints - view downhill towards the Church of Tolbooth St John

W Schomberg Scott Photograph Collection

Acc No 1997/39

EXTERNAL REFERENCE: HUNTLY HOUSE MUSEUM

2 framed drawings of elevation, by T Hamilton 1830

EXTERNAL REFERENCE: NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SCOTLAND

Adv. MSS 34.8.1-3, Vol 1, Nos 9 & 11 Thomas Brown, advocate-2 watercolour sketches

See NMRS Collections SK/Ferg/10, Ferguson Sketch Book 10 for pencil sketch of gables and chimneys insc: 'Houses, Top of Castle Hill' and also sketch of gable of a house, insc: 'Sempill's Close Foot of "Castle Hill"' 'Houses in the Old Town. Edinburgh'.

Plans:

Castle Hill, Free Church Property

Dick, Peddie and MacKay, Edinburgh alts.

Attic 2, Bin 22, Bag 1 13 Young Street, 1887.

REFERENCE:

Sources: Dean of Guild. Bundle 1811 4.4.1811.

Pet. John Ross, Painter.

Castle Hill - the third above Milnes Court.

Minor alterations. New door.

Plan and elevation encl. Unsigned.

Souces: Dean of Guild 2.12.1813

Pet. David Anderson, merchant, Head of West Bow.

Castle Hill, south side, opposite city reservoir.

Improvements to property.

Plans and elevations, before and after.

Signed Thos. Brown.

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