List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
GRANTON Granton See Name Book Plan 2A [Situation] About 27 Chains S.S.W. [South South West] from N. [North] End of Granton Pier
For descriptive Remarks See Name Book Plan 2A
Granton Pier
Granton Pier
P.O. [Post Office] Directory
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Mr Howkins Granton Pier
[Situation] Extending North from the Village of Granton
This splendid pier Constructed at the request of steamboat proprietors & by His grace the Duke of Buccleuch was begun in 1835 and finished in 1846. It is 1700 feet in length and 180 in breadth and is capable of accommodating a large amount of tonnage. Water is supplied by means of pipes Communicating with the Pier and a stream at the base of Corstorphine Hill and gas is brought from Leith. His Grace is Supposed to have spent on this very spirited undertaking , including the Splendid hotel and houses for the officers &c a Sum of £140.000.

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This Name Book refers to Edinburgh 1852 - Sheet 04
OS large scale Scottish town plans, 1847-1895 - Scale: 1:1056

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