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Edinburgh, High Street, Tron


Site Name Edinburgh, High Street, Tron

Classification Tron

Canmore ID 52464

Site Number NT27SE 416

NGR NT 2592 7364

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 416 259 736

The salt tron stood in the centre of the High Street, not far from the Tron Church. A view of 1573 shows it as a pillar mounted on steps, with a beam and scales attached to it.

D Wilson 1873; A T Simpson, S Stevenson and N Holmes 1981.


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