Cockburn Street in Edinburgh, Scotland - Encircle Photos

8 Cockburn Street in Edinburgh, Scotland

These elegant, four-level buildings were constructed during the 1850s. The S-shaped street created a link between the North British Railway’s Waverley Station and High Street. Its namesake is Lord Henry Cockburn (1179 – 1854). He had a distinguished career as a lawyer, judge for the Court of Session, Solicitor General for Scotland, a leader of the Whig Party and frequent writer for the Edinburgh Review.

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73 Cockburn St, Edinburgh EH1 1BU, UK

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