Plan of Edinburgh Castle

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Mark Cartwright
by Jonathan Oldenbuck
published on 13 April 2021
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A plan of the buildings and layout of Edinburgh Castle, Scotland. Although occupied since the Bronze Age and site of a medieval castle from the 11th century, most of the structures today date from around 1500 with additions and modifications made over subsequent centuries.

A Esplanade · B Gatehouse · C Ticket office · D Portcullis Gate & Argyle Tower · E Argyle Battery · F Mills Mount Battery & One o'Clock Gun · G Cartsheds · H Western Defences · I Hospital · J Butts Battery · K Scottish National War Museum · L Governors House · M New Barracks · N Military Prison · O Royal Scots Museum · P Foog's Gate · Q Reservoirs · R Mons Meg · S Pet Cemetery · T St. Margaret's Chapel · U Half Moon Battery · V Crown Square · W Royal Palace · X Great Hall · Y Queen Anne Building · Z Scottish National War Memorial

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Oldenbuck, J. (2021, April 13). Plan of Edinburgh Castle. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Oldenbuck, Jonathan. "Plan of Edinburgh Castle." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 13, 2021.

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Oldenbuck, Jonathan. "Plan of Edinburgh Castle." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 13 Apr 2021. Web. 24 Jul 2024.