The History of Leith

April 23, 2013

As I said nothing changes

In 1822 it was decided to demolish the old Leith Tolbooth. Historians protested including Sir Walter Scott. However the Edinburgh Council said as the plans had been drawn up and paid for nothing could be done, The tolbooth was demolished and the building replacing it was worse then the old tolbooth. As I said nothing changes. for more click here

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