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Edinburgh, High Street, Advocate's Close

Midden (Period Unassigned), Unidentified Pottery

Site Name Edinburgh, High Street, Advocate's Close

Classification Midden (Period Unassigned), Unidentified Pottery

Alternative Name(s) (Lord) Haliburtons House

Canmore ID 52305

Site Number NT27SE 283

NGR NT 2570 7363

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 283 257 737

An exploratory pit towards the foot of the close was dug by contractors to a depth of c. 5m. Midden material was encountered throughout the excavation and continued to a greater depth. Pottery recovered ranged from late medieval to industrial.

N M M Holmes 1988.


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