James Court (East Entry)  -  1b

Image derived from a photograph of East Entry to James Court  -  Looking towards the Royal Mile  -  Picture 1b


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Photographed 10 August 2003


More Photos of East Entry and Mid Entry to James Court

Original Photos:           Picture 1        Picture 2         Picture 3        Picture 4

Derived Photos:            Picture 1a      Picture 1b      Picture 2a       Picture 2b

Thumbnail Images:      All pictures of James Court      Other Edinburgh Closes


James Court

James Court lies a short distance to the north of the Lawnmarket, close to the top of the Royal Mile.  There are three entries to it passing under the buildings of the Lawnmarket:

-  West Entry

-  Mid Entry

-  East Entry

The original buildings, built around 1725 by James Brownhill (from whom the court takes its name) were destroyed by fire and replaced in 1857.

This derived image is not too realistic.  Some of the colours in the bus have been lost, but I found the reflections in the poster on the right hand side of the passage to be interesting, and 'James Court' name in the pavement shows up well.

Reference (history and derivation of the name):      A Guide to The Royal Mile  [Gordon Wright] ISBN 0-903065-88-6]





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