The History of Leith

March 15, 2005

College Wynd 1871

college Wynd 1871
The College Wynd dates back to at least the 16th century when it was known as the Wynd of the Blessed Virgin mary of the Field. This view is looking down towards the Cowgate 1871 (now demolished)

College Wynd 1871
Sir Walter Scott was born here in 1771 and Oliver Goldsmith lived here as a student around 1750

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