The History of Leith

August 15, 2007

ROBERT ADAM & THE DEVELOPMENT OF EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY EDINBURGH

The royal burgh of Edinburgh was founded by David I around 1130, although such a defensible and strategically important site had been occupied for many years previous to this date. Excavations at Edinburgh Castle in 1988-9 demonstrated that the site had been occupied since the Bronze Age. for more click here

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