Note concerning the Residence of the Barons Balmerino, in Leith

David H Robertson (Author)


Keyword(s):
Architecture, Arthur Elphinstone, Lord Balmerino, Jacobite rebellion, Execution, Original documents
Location(s):
Leith, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Period(s):
Eighteenth century, 1746

Abstract


The author discusses the architecture and owners of the Balmerino mansion in Leith. He quotes Daniel Wilson’s description of the building and its architectural styles, as well as W H Cooper’s then account of the building’s ownership. The second half of the article describes Arthur, the last Baron of Balmerino, who was executed as a Jacobite in 1746.

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Published
30-11-1863
How to Cite
Robertson, D. (1863). Note concerning the Residence of the Barons Balmerino, in Leith. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 4, 449-454. https://doi.org/10.9750/PSAS.004.449.454
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