The History of Leith

March 16, 2006

Where there’s brass there’s an old jail site on Royal Mile

BRASS bricks will be used to mark the site of Edinburgh’s historic Tollbooth and Tyne Gaol once a major archaeological survey of the Royal Mile is complete.

Radar technology is being used to find out what lies beneath the historic Old Town thoroughfare to coincide with ongoing roadworks, which involve digging up large parts of the street. for more click here

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