List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
Gayfield Square
Gayfield Square
Corner Ticket
Name on Lamp posts
Post Off [Office] Directory
[Situation] 14 chs [chains] South from Hope Crescent & on the W. [West] side of Leith Walk.
A large Square on the western side of Leith Walk. The interior of the Square [is] walled in with iron railings [on] top of the wall. The ground within is laid as [---] for the use of the inhabitants of the Square. The houses are neat & well constructed but plain built 4 to 5 [storeys] high. The street in front is clean & well paved.
Broughton Place
Broughton Place
Corner Ticket,
Name on Lamp posts
Post Off [Office] Directory
[Situation] About 10 chs [chains] West of Gayfield Square.
This name applies to a [---] wide Street extending from [Broughton] Street to East Broughton Place. the eastern end of this Street is [---] United Presbyterian Church, & at the western end is St James Episcopal Chapel. The houses are private dwellings from 3 to 5 storeys high.

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Parish of St Cuthberts

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This Name Book refers to Edinburgh 1852 - Sheet 25
OS large scale Scottish town plans, 1847-1895 - Scale: 1:1:1056

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