Between the east end of Tolbooth Wind
and Commercial Street, Leith
acknowledgement to Archie Foley, Joppa, Edinburgh
This view looks to the west from the junction of
Burgess Street and Water Street. The houses are on the NW side of
Water Street. The street still exists but the houses were demolished
I believe that the street sign immediately to the
left of the lamp post reads 'BOWIE'S CLOSE' A
little more investigation will be needed to discover more about the
lettering on the building below this sign 'LEI...E
The sign on the building on the right, above the
larger group of children reads 'BURGESS STREET'
See 'Reply 1' below
Here is another view of the same buildings, but
looking at them from the other side, looking towards Leith Docks.
Acknowledgement: Archie Foley, Joppa, Edinburgh:
January 14, 2010
This is one of a series of photos posted
onto boards in an old album that Archie Foley acquired a few years ago.
Archie believes that these are likely to be official photos that probably once belonged to Leith City
Thank you to John Gray who replied:
"Maybe the missing words on this building say
John Gray, Stenhouse, Edinburgh:
January 19, 2011