The History of Leith

February 25, 2008

The forgotten Streets of Leith

These are pictures of some of the streets and alleys swept away at the end of the 19th century by the “Leith Improvement Act”

MeikleJohn’s Close and Horse Wynd, Leith

Vinegar Close and Yardheads, Leith

Lauries’s Close and Binnie’s Close, Leith


This map of 1822 shows the area of the above images.

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