List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
Signal Tower
Robert Grant, Giles St
Mr Christopher
[Situation] At the N.W. [North West] Corner of Tower Street.
A large round Tower at one time used as a wind mill, but now Converted into a Signal Tower to apprise the surrounding inhabitants what ship Comes into Leith Roads, and harbour, by means of different Kinds of Signal Flags
Timber Bush
Timber Bush
Corner Ticket
Robert Grant
P.O. [Post Office] Directory
[Situation] About 8 chs [chains] E. [East] of the Custom House.
This name formerly applied to a district bounded, by (the houses along) the shore - Bernard Street, The sea, and extended to Constitution Street but now it applies, chiefly to a lane or street, leading off Bernard Street to Tower Street, the houses along it, are generally used as stores,

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This Name Book refers to Edinburgh 1852 - Sheet 13
OS large scale Scottish town plans, 1847-1895 - Scale: 1:1:1056

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