The History of Leith

October 28, 2009

Coal Hill

Descriptive, already so named 1606, St.C.12. o.& n.e. iii. 247. Coals were unloaded there. Coalhill, Kirkgate, Leith, p.w.1773, 64. So named in 18th Century, j.r.s.l. 176.

source-Derivation of Edinburgh street names

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