List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
MARTELLO TOWER Martello Tower Martello Tower Mr. Dall R.N. Supt [Royal Navy Superintendent] of Docks
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[Situation] About 19 chains E. [East] of East Pier
A circular tower situated at the extremity of the East Pier. It forms part of the fortification designed for the protection of the town & shipping of Leith and is capable of containing a number of soldiers. The platform on the top had carriages & fixtures requisite of three swivel guns. It was built from plans furnished by Col. [Colonel] Jones RE. [Royal Engineers]
OUTER HARBOUR Outer Harbour See Name Book Sheet 7 [Situation] Between the East and West Piers
Description Remarks in Name Book Sheet 7

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[Page] 8
[Signed] H James Cap. RE [Captain Royal Engineers] 31 Augt [August] 1852.

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This Name Book refers to Edinburgh 1852 - Sheet 02
OS large scale Scottish town plans, 1847-1895 - Scale: 1:1056

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