Fleshmarket Close

This is one of the Royal Mile closes. 

These closes are narrow lanes on either side of the Royal Mile.

They pass between the high buildings and emerge into the Royal Mile.


Photographs by Thomas Vernon Begbie  -  late 1850s

Engraving from 'Old & New Edinburgh  -  Fleshmarket Close

Fleshmarket Close


Photographs by Peter Stubbs  -  August 2003

Fleshmarket Close

Fleshmarket Close - 1

Fleshmarket Close  -  Descending the Stairs

Fleshmarket Close - 2

Fleshmarket close  -  Descending the Stairs  -  Derived Image

Fleshmarket Close - 3

Two Photographs from the same negative



Please click here to find Fleshmarket Close on a map of the Royal Mile.

It is No. 154, near the centre of  this map on the right hand side.



Here are some recollections of Fleshmarket Close


Fleshmarket Close

Picture 1          Picture 2         Picture 3

Other Edinburgh Closes



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