NT2673 : Carved lintel, Bailie Fyfe's Close, High Street (1982)

taken 36 years ago, near to Edinburgh, Great Britain

Carved lintel, Bailie Fyfe's Close, High Street (1982)
Carved lintel, Bailie Fyfe's Close, High Street (1982)
"Enemis of God and the King to the Earth did me ding* doun.1572" a reminder of troubled times, namely the civil war between the 'Queen's men' and 'King's men' during the Lang Siege of Edinburgh Castle, 1571-3. LinkExternal link

The building has since been demolished and the lintel removed. The close is named after a Senior Bailie who lived here in 1686.

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Date Taken
1982   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 18 January, 2015
Geographical Context
City, Town centre 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 2603 7369 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:57.0315N 3:11.1653W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NT 2603 7369
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