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Edinburgh in Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
 

Gatehouse

 
 
Gatehouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 23, 2018
1. Gatehouse Marker
Inscription.
Gatehouse
1887
Built As An Impressive
Show-Front To Replace A
Plain 17th-Century Outer Gate.
Inside Was Accommodation For
The Main Guard. Detention Cells
And A Court-Martial Room.

 
Location. 55° 56.914′ N, 3° 11.915′ W. Marker is in Edinburgh, Scotland, in Lothian. Marker can be reached from Royal Mile just from Johnston Terrace, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Located at Edinburgh Castle. Marker is in this post office area: Edinburgh, Scotland EH1 2NG, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Memorial to Wallace (here, next to this marker); Memorial to Robert the Bruce (here, next to this marker); Sir William Kirkcaldy (here, next to this marker); Portcullis Gate (here, next to this marker); Half-Moon Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Royal Palace (within shouting distance of this marker); Forewall Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Scottish National War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Edinburgh.
 
Categories. Forts, Castles
 
The Gatehouse of Edinburgh Castle image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 23, 2018
2. The Gatehouse of Edinburgh Castle
The marker is at the left of the entrance portals.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 28, 2018. This page originally submitted on November 28, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 38 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 28, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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