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Edinburgh in Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
 

Portcullis Gate

 
 
Portcullis Gate Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 23, 2018
1. Portcullis Gate Marker
Inscription.
Portcullis
Gate
1574 – 77
Built After The Long Siege
Of 1571-3 As The Main Gateway
Into The Castle. It Stands
On The Site Of The Medieval
Constable's Tower. The Top
Storey Was Added In 1887

 
Location. 55° 56.913′ N, 3° 11.923′ W. Marker is in Edinburgh, Scotland, in Lothian. Marker is at the intersection of Royal Mile and Johnston Terrace on Royal Mile. 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 Robert the Bruce (here, next to this marker); Gatehouse (here, next to this marker); Memorial to Wallace (here, next to this marker); Sir William Kirkcaldy (a few steps from 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.
 
Also see . . .  Edinburgh Castle. (Submitted on November 28, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Forts, Castles
 
The Portcullis Gate of Edinburgh Castle image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 23, 2018
2. The Portcullis Gate of Edinburgh Castle
The marker is at the right of the entrance portal.
 
 
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 40 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 28, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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