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Edinburgh in Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
 

Advocate's Close

 
 
Advocate's Close Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ray Gurganus, August 10, 2019
1. Advocate's Close Marker
Inscription.  

Residence of Lord Advocate Sir James Stewart 1692-1713;
Also Andrew Crosbie the jovial "Counsellor Pleydell";
Earlier Sir John Scougal, Painter of William III and Queen Mary
West Stands Mansion of Bishop Bothwell, Died 1593
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places.
 
Location. 55° 56.984′ N, 3° 11.474′ W. Marker is in Edinburgh, Scotland, in Lothian. Marker is at the intersection of High Street and Advocate's Close on High Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Edinburgh, Scotland EH1 1PW, United Kingdom. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Lawnmarket Wellhead (within shouting distance of this marker); Alexander & Bucephalus (within shouting distance of this marker); Lodging of Sir Simon Preston (within shouting distance of this marker); Adam Smith (within shouting distance of this marker); James Braidwood (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); The City Chambers (about 90 meters away); Edinburgh Municipal Building (about 90 meters away); Deacon Brodie’s (about 90 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Edinburgh.
 
Advocate's Close Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ray Gurganus, August 10, 2019
2. Advocate's Close Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 22, 2020, by Ray Gurganus of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 57 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 22, 2020, by Ray Gurganus of Washington, District of Columbia. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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