NT2676 : St Ninian's Manse and belfry

taken 1 year ago, near to Leith, Edinburgh, Great Britain

St Ninian's Manse and belfry
St Ninian's Manse and belfry
Looking north.
St Ninianís Manse and sugar bond
3-9 Quayside Street, Quayside Mills incorporating a former Manse, remains of St Ninian's Church, tenement, granary and mill - a Grade-A listed 4/5-storey complex of buildings on Quayside Street, Leith, with elegant clock and bell tower dating from 1675, which is the only surviving 17thC steeple in Edinburgh. On the site of an earlier chapel, the manse dates from about 1585. After the building of a new church for North Leith the manse and church were sold in 1816 and in 1825 converted to a granary, and then rebuilt as a mill. By 1968 the building was semi-derelict. In 1997 it was bought by the Cockburn Association and restored for use as offices. The adjacent sugar bond has been converted into flats.
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NT2676, 552 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 21 July, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 22 July, 2018
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Historic sites and artefacts  City, Town centre 
Church (from Tags)
St Ninians 
Former (from Tags)
Manse 
Place (from Tags)
Edinburgh  Leith 
Primary Subject of Photo
Historic Building 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 2684 7647 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:58.5373N 3:10.4326W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 2685 7646
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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Grade A Listed  17thC  Clock Tower 

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