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Street names of Edinburgh

Street names of Edinburgh

a survey on index cards completed between 1966-69.

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Published by [s.n.] in [S.l.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Street names -- Scotland -- Edinburgh.

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    Open LibraryOL19686148M

    Corstorphine retains a busy high street with many independent small shops, although a number have closed in recent years since the opening of several retail parks to the west of Edinburgh, especially the Gyle c on the main street, St John's Road, is often heavy, as it forms part of the A8 main road between Edinburgh and actual "High Street" itself is no longer the main. The Streets of Edinburgh: A Notebook Explaining the Origins and Derivations of the Streets and Closes of the City [A W Scotland, A J Taylor, W G Park] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Streets of Edinburgh: A Notebook Explaining the Origins and Derivations of .

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      Book in advance on match days – Murrayfield and Tynecastle stadiums are both nearby. • Angle Park Terrace, , Open Mon . The Royal Mile is Edinburgh’s most famous street. It connects Edinburgh Castle (to the west) with the Palace of Holyroodhouse (to the east). Peculiarly, its length which measures km is approximately one Scots mile long, which is longer than an English mile .


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Index of Edinburgh street names and districts ツゥ Cambridge University Press Cambridge University Press - The Transformation of Edinburgh: Land, Property and Trust in the Nineteenth Century - Richard Rodger Index More information. Lomond ParkLomond Road London Road London Street 61 Lord Russell Street Lothian File Size: KB.

The Place Names of Edinburgh book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for s: 0. Stenhouse, Edinburgh. Duke Street. Leith. When there were duplicate street names in Edinburgh and Leith, it was usually the Leith street name that was changed - but not always.

In the case of Duke Street, it was the Duke Street in Leith that retained its name. According to late Edinburgh author, Charles Boog Watson, the street takes its name from the salamander lizard (which folklore says can survive the flames of a fire) as this is the only creature.

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According to late Edinburgh author Charles Boog Watson, Salamander Street in Leith takes its name from the salamander lizard (which folklore says can survive the flames of a fire) as this is the. Scottish Post Office Directories > Towns > Edinburgh > - Post Office Edinburgh and Leith directory > [].

Publisher: Great Britain. The Place Names of Edinburgh Stuart Harris: sample extract: isbn rrp £ sewn paperback pages: This massive, ground-breaking bestseller contains the names, old and new, of thousands of streets, roads, villages, hills and other places within the modern city of Edinburgh -- an area of one hundred and five square miles.

While street names were also a nod to Edinburgh’s literary greatness - streets around The Inch, such as Ivanhoe Crescent, are named after characters and places in Sir Walter Scott’s novels - the. The Place Names of Edinburgh: Their Origins and History: : Harris, Stuart: Books.

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According to late Edinburgh author Charles Boog Watson, the street takes its name from the salamander lizard (which folklore says can survive the flames of a fire) as this is the only creature that. The place names of Edinburgh: Their origins and history [Harris, Stuart] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The place names of Edinburgh: Their origins and history/5(5). - Please bookmark this page (add it to your favorites). - If you wish to link to this page, you can do so by referring to the URL address below this line. Plan of the City of Edinburgh, including all the latest and intended improvements.

Wood, John, ca. Brown, Thomas, fl. Kay's plan of Edinburgh. Edinburgh has a wealth of interesting street names, some with more obvious origins than others. From famous residents to homages to royalty, here are how some of Edinburgh's most recognisable. 10 of the best books set in Edinburgh. Edinburgh has inspired some of Britain's greatest writers, from Sir Walter Scott to Dame Muriel Spark.

Into the High Street, and 'John Knox,' said Miss. The New Town is a central area of Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland. A masterpiece of city planning, it was built in stages between and aroundand retains much of its original neo-classical and Georgian period architecture.

Its best known street is Princes Street, facing Edinburgh Castle and the Old Town across the geological depression of the former Nor Loch. Together with the Old Town, the New. Edinburgh and Leith. Places and People. and a few people's names.

Here are colloquial names for some of the places in Edinburgh, many of them taken from emails that I have received, recording people's memories of growing up in Edinburgh.

Perhaps. Old to New Street names - Almost all these changes took place between 1st January and 1st July but a few were made at other times during The symbol # indicates that the old name has been abolished and the street incorporated into an existing place name.

Edinburgh street names. Now in use Craw Hill Pentlands Self explanatory, named for the presence of Crows Now in use Fordell Pentlands Little Fordell seems to have extended over the rising ground east of Redford Bridge, possibly including the Gallowlee) Now in use elsewhere Lucas Pentlands Edwin George Lucas was a local Juniper Green artist who.

But despite its iconic place in modern-day Edinburgh, Princes Street was originally to be called St Giles Street after the patron saint of Edinburgh. However, King George III quickly rejected the name, as St Giles was also the patron saint of lepers.

Not to mention the name of the notorious ‘rookery’ of slums in London.Edinburgh is located in: United Kingdom, Great Britain, Scotland, City of Edinburgh, Edinburgh.

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