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Edinburgh, Holyrood Palace, Holyrood Abbey, Chapter House

Chapter House (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Edinburgh, Holyrood Palace, Holyrood Abbey, Chapter House

Classification Chapter House (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Holyrood Abbey Church; Montrose's Lodging; Palace Of Holyrood; Palace Of Holyroodhouse

Canmore ID 52387

Site Number NT27SE 35.04

NGR NT 26977 73969

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


Ordnance Survey licence number 100057073. All rights reserved.
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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 35.04 26977 73969

(NT 2699 7394) Chapter House (Remains of) (NR).

OS 1:1250 map, (1946).

"...... a new chapter-house, octagonal in plan, was built about 1400."

RCAHMS 1951.

Three square stone pillars, and one octagonal pillar, are all that remain of the foundations of the Chapterhouse.

Visited by OS(JLD) 29 December 1951.

As described above.

Visited by OS(JLD) 31 December 1953.

Architecture Notes

NT27SE 35.04 26977 73969

Edinburgh, Holyrood House.

NMRS Miscellaneous:

'In another room is a view of Holyrood House by Keisar, with a cross over the door'.

Drayton - 1763 Walpole Journals of visits to seats.


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