List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
Site of FALCON'S BATTERY Site of Falcon's Battery
Site of Falcon's Battery
Dr [Doctor] Robertson
Mr Hutchison
[Situation] Northern extremity of Bowling Green St.
The site of a mound of earth, or Battery, raised by an English officer whose name was Falcon, during the siege of Leith 1560, some years ago, the mound was removed when forming Bowlinggreen Street. The street having been made on the site of it,

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Parish of South Leith

Wishart's Meeting House - Cancelled
[note] As to the identity of this object
it cannot be accurately ascertained
and therefore is not written on Plan

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This Name Book refers to Edinburgh 1852 - Sheet 16
OS large scale Scottish town plans, 1847-1895 - Scale: 1:1:1056

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