James Court

 

James Court (East Entry)  -  2a

Image derived from a photograph looking through East Entry to James Court towards the Royal Mile  -  Picture 2a

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk

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

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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.

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

 

 

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