List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
Gayfield House
Gayfield House
D. Stirling
W. Scott
Post Off. [Office] Directory
[Situation] About 12 chs [chains] S.W.by W. [South West by West] from Hope Crescent.
A neat old looking Mansion House the residence of the Cathcart family in the last Century. attachd [attached] are small offices and a Kitchen & Flower Garden at present it is occupd [occupied] by Mr Maxwell, Grocer, Edinb [Edinburgh] and is the property of Mr Elias Cathcart.
BOTANIC COTTAGE Botanic Cottage W. Dods [Situation] About 9 chs [chains] in an Easterly dirn [direction] from Hope Crescent & on the West side of Leith Walk.
A dwelling house on the W. [West] side of Leith Walk with small Offices and garden attachd [attached] the premises are occupd [occupied] as a dairy and being formerly in the Botanic Gardens the name is derived from that circumstance.

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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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