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Edinburgh, Guthrie Street

No Class (Event)

Site Name Edinburgh, Guthrie Street

Classification No Class (Event)

Alternative Name(s) Cowgate; Kincaid Court

Canmore ID 52396

Site Number NT27SE 353

NGR NT 2585 7345

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 353 2583 7347

Machine trenching at Guthrie Street car park, off the Cowgate, failed to locate any archaeological deposits earlier than the 19th century.

N M M Holmes 1977c; A T Simpson, S Stevenson and N Holmes 1981.

NT 2582 7346 Five trial trenches were excavated in advance of development to further explore the site previously investigated in 1977. No archaeological deposits had survived: bedrock/boulder clay lay immediately below modern ground level.

Sponsor: Peaston & Co Ltd.

M A Collard 1994b.

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