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Haddington, Poldrate

Almshouse (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Haddington, Poldrate

Classification Almshouse (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 56528

Site Number NT57SW 39

NGR NT 517 735

NGR Description NT c. 517 735

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council East Lothian
  • Parish Haddington
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District East Lothian
  • Former County East Lothian

Archaeology Notes

NT57SW 39 c. 517 735.

On 11 June 1478 an indenture is made between the Greyfriars of Haddington and John Haliburton, vicar of Greenlaw concerning an almshouse erected by him in the Poldrait of Haddington (Poldrate: name NT 517 735). Its history is totally unknown.

D E Easson 1957; W M Bryce undated


Field Visit (1997 - 2001)

Derek Hall managed an Historic Scotland funded project to record medieval hospital sites in Scotland. Gazetteers were produced for each regional council area between 1997 and 2001 with an overall review in 2001.


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