NT2776 : Lamb's House detail

taken 8 years ago, near to Leith, Edinburgh, Great Britain

Lamb's House detail
Lamb's House detail
Corbie-stepped gables in the Dutch-style (corbie being Scots for a crow). Scottish merchants' trade links with the Baltic and the Low Countries favoured the reception of architectural influences that were often distinct from styles prevalent amongst the 'Auld Enemy' to the South. Red pantiles, like those seen here, would be loaded as ship's ballast for the return voyage across the North Sea.
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NT2776, 465 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 13 October, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 15 October, 2009
Category
Historic house   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 271 764 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:58.5127N 3:10.1819W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 270 764
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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