Royal Mile Closes

Mid-1700s

1.

'Edinburgh in the Mid-Eighteenth Century'

Extract 1 from map, including closes near Holyrood  at the foot of Canongate

   Royal Mile Closes in mid-C18 - Extract from map including Holyrood

  Reproduced with acknowledgement to John Dickson, Royston, Edinburgh
Map drawn by Henry F Kerr in 1918 and published in The Book of the Old Edinburgh Club, Vol XI, 1922.

2.

'Edinburgh in the Mid-Eighteenth Century'

Extract from map, including closes near Nether Bow Port  at the top of Canongate

Royal Mile Closes in mid-C18 - Extract from map including Nether Bow Port

  Reproduced with acknowledgement to John Dickson, Royston, Edinburgh
Map drawn by Henry F Kerr in 1918 and published in The Book of the Old Edinburgh Club, Vol XI, 1922.

 

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Royal Mile Closes in mid-C18 - Extract from map including Holyrood             Royal Mile Closes in mid-C18 - Extract from map including Nether Bow Port

 

Royal Mile Closes

These maps were added to the EdinPhoto web site during a discussion of the view in this etching by Robert Smith Forrest.

Etching titled 'Chancellor Court'  by Robert Smith Forrest

In fact, the etching is of Chessel's Court. opposite New Street, just below where Nether Bow Port once stood in Canongate.

 

The Royal Mile

    William J Hay  -  Small leaflet  -  Royal Mile Map

 

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