Bible Land

183-187 Canongate

 

185 Canongate  -  March 2006

Bible Land, 183-187 Canongate, Edinurgh  -  zoom-in to window

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                    Photograph taken March 12, 2006:  1.44pm

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Bible Land

Entrance to No. 185

These buildings , a short distance below New Street on the northern side of the Royal Mile are five storeys high.  they were erected by the Incorporation of Cordiners (shoe makers) in 1677.

The door here is the entrance to No 185.

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In the window is a poster for SOOT (Save Our Old Town), a campaign that opposes the proposed Caltongate development for Waverley Valley that includes demolishing some 1930 tenements in the Royal Mile between Bible Land and New Street.

 

 

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