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Edinburgh, Holyrood Palace, Holyrood Abbey, Burial Ground

Burial Ground (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Edinburgh, Holyrood Palace, Holyrood Abbey, Burial Ground

Classification Burial Ground (Period Unassigned)

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

Canmore ID 52388

Site Number NT27SE 35.05

NGR NT 2696 7400

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/site/52388

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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 35.05 2696 7400

(Name: NT 2696 7400) Burial Ground (NR) (site of)

OS 1:1250 map, (1971).

This small plot of ground, situated on the N side of the Chapel Royal, is pointed out as being the old burial ground belonging to the Abbey. It has not been used for many years.

Name Book 1852.

No traces of this burial ground exist.

Visited by OS(JLD) 31 December 1953.

INVENTORY OF GRAVEYARD AND CEMETERY SITES IN SCOTLAND REFERENCE:

Address: Holyrood Abbey Burial Ground, Edinburgh

Postcode: EH8 8DX

Status: No longer extant

Size: n/a

Polygon: No

TOIDs:

Number of gravestones: Not known

Earliest gravestone: Not known

Most recent gravestone: Not Known

Description: Burial ground associated with church

Data Sources: OS MasterMap checked 14 September 2005

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