The History of Leith

June 13, 2007

“Restalrig” Castle, Village and Deanery in Leith & Craigentinney Castle

Restalrig, a decayed village in South Leith parish, Edinburghshire, in the northern vicinity of Jock’s Lodge, and north-eastern vicinity of St Margaret’s railway depot, 2 miles E by N of the General Post Office, Edinburgh. In pre-Reformation days, Restalrig was the capital of the parish in which it stands, and the site of the parish church. According to tradition, St Triduana, a noble virgin of Achaia, who came to Scotland in the 8th century in company with St Rule, died at Restalrig. for more click here

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