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Lost Edinburgh: The Luckenbooths

An engraving showing Creech's Land and St Giles. Picture: RCAHMS

An engraving showing Creech's Land and St Giles. Picture: RCAHMS

  • by DAVID McLEAN
 

UP UNTIL the early 19th century the flow of traffic on Edinburgh’s busy High Street was restricted to just a few metres thanks to a group of medieval buildings known as the Luckenbooths.

 

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