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Gladstone's Land

Gladstone's Land Review

This narrow, six-story tenement, next to the Assembly Hall, is a survivor from the 17th century. Typical Scottish architectural features are evident on two floors, including an arcaded ground floor (even in the city center, livestock sometimes inhabited the ground floor). The house has magnificent painted ceilings and is furnished in the style of a 17th-century merchant's home.

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  • Address: 477B Lawnmarket, Old Town, Edinburgh, EH1 2NT | Map It
  • Phone: 0844/493–120
  • Cost: £6.50
  • Hours: Apr.–Oct., daily 10–5; July and Aug., daily 10–6:30; last admission 30 mins before closing
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  • Location: Old Town
Updated: 10-11-2013

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