Sugarhouse Close 

Looking through Sugarhouse Close

to the Royal Mile

Looking through Sugarhouse Close to the Royal Mile

 Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk      Photograph taken 17 August 2003

 

 

 

 

Sugarhouse Close

The view above looks through Sugarhouse Close and across the Royal Mile to Tolbooth Tavern and Old Tolbooth Wynd.

In the 19th century, Sugarhouse Close led to a sugar refinery to the south of the Canongate.

Historical detail above taken from A Guide to the Royal Mile (Gordon Wright) ISBN 0 903065 88 6

 

 

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