The History of Leith

February 7, 2014

The Haunted Houses of Leith

The Coal Hill was in the late 18th century was according to local legend the favourite resort of all disembodied spirits who were permitted to “revisit the glimpses of the moon” in Leith. At that part of it nearest to the Tolbooth Wynd there were a number of ruinous houses, part of which were occasionally occupied by wandering out casts but for which no rent was either paid or expected. for more click here

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