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Edinburgh, Trinity College Church, Causeway

Causeway (Period Unassigned), Road (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Edinburgh, Trinity College Church, Causeway

Classification Causeway (Period Unassigned), Road (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 52485

Site Number NT27SE 435

NGR NT 2599 7394

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 435 2599 7393

A causeway, 'composed of irregular rounded stones' closely rammed together, and below them was a firm bed of forced soil coloured with fragments of brick, bearing a very close resemblance to the more southern portions of the Roman military way recently exposed to view in the vale of Melrose', was revealed beneath the apse and part of the N aisle by Wilson excavating at the time Trinity College Church (NT27SE 37) was demolished. The same causeway was noted beneath Trinity Hospital when it was demolished.

D Wilson 1851.

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