Looking At Edinburgh

6 March 2008

St Cuthberts: the Kirk below the Castle

Filed under: buildings, history, photos — Tags: , , , , , , , — EdinburghEye @ 12:05 am

This windowless tower is the most visible part of St Cuthbert’s graveyard, to a passer-by on Lothian Road or Kings Stables Road or Castle Terrace. It was built in 1827 to allow a watch to be kept on the graveyard after a body had been buried.

I took these photos here. They’re all on Redbubble: St Cuthberts.

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