List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
STRICHEN'S CLOSE Strichans Close
Strichen's Close
Strichen's Close
Strachan's Close
Name Above Entrance
P.O [Post Office] Directory
Chambers's Traditions
Maitland's Hist. [History]
[Situation] S. [South] side of High Street
A short lane extending southward from High Street. It contains some dwelling houses and workshops.
BELL'S WYND Bells Wynd Name Above Entrance [Situation] S. [South] side of High St to Cowgate
A lane or close leading from High Street to Cowgate. The houses are from 5 to 8 stories high and occupied by the poorer classes.

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Parish of the City of Edinburgh

Burnet's Close [crossed out]
Note. Not on this Sheet
not to Cowgate on Plan

Transcriber's notes

This Name Book refers to Edinburgh 1852 - Sheet 36
OS large scale Scottish town plans, 1847-1895
Town Plan of Edinburgh (south east part) Surveyed: 1849-53 Scale: 1:1056

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